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Pictured L to R: Samantha Hernandez, Jean Raskin, Renee Hood, Liz Cotner and Terri Groening


SHRA Members Receive 4 Tampa Bay HR Awards

The Board of Directors for the Sarasota-Manatee Human Resources Association (SHRA) are thrilled to announce that five outstanding HR professionals were nominated for the Tampa Bay HR Person of the Year Award. Of the six awards presented, SHRA members won in four categories

The Tampa Bay HR Person of the Year Award was developed to celebrate the Human Resources industry and to recognize those in the HR profession who exemplify outstanding achievement within our local human resources community. The Tampa Bay HR Person of the Year Award is a joint effort between HR Shield and the Tampa Tribune. The award ceremony was held on Thursday, July 28, 2016 at the TPepin Hospitality Centre in Tampa.

Congratulations to SHRA's Immediate Past President Jean Raskin, PHR, SHRM-CP, HR Director at Sunz Insurance, who was nominated in the small organization category (249 employees or less). In additional the following SHRA nominees won in their respective categories:

  • Liz Cotner, MA (The Resort at Longboat Key Club) HR Young Professional of the Year
  • Terri Groening, MBA, MBTI Certified Practitioner (Kaleidoscope Solutions, LLC) HR Consultant of the Year
  • Renee Hood, SPHR, SHRM-SCP (Stratum Health Systems/Tidewell Hospice) HR Person of the Year - medium size organization
  • Samantha Hernandez, MA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP (Pro-Link GLOBAL) Global HR Excellence

"SHRA's members are dedicated and talented HR professionals who are committed to bringing out the best in their organizations and employees. To have won four of these six prestigious Tampa Bay awards speaks volumes to the caliber of HR talent in the Sarasota-Manatee area," says Christine Clyne, President of SHRA, "These women leaders are among the best in our industry and we are so proud to count them as our colleagues and friends."

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Earlier this month SHRA received the news from SHRM that we attained Membership Superstar status for 2015. This achievement is due to the collaboration and efforts of many, including the SHRA Board, our prior Membership Director Jerry Thomas and all SHRA members. We are especially thankful to you for your member referrals and renewing your SHRA membership. As this is the final year of the SHRM membership recognition program, SHRA is especially proud to display the logo acknowledging this achievement on our website and in member communications.




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