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Welcome to the Kentucky SHRM Council

ABOUT US:  The Kentucky SHRM Council, Inc., (KYSHRM) is the state affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). SHRM is the world’s largest HR professional society, representing 300,000 members in more than 165 countries. For nearly seven decades, the Society has been the leading provider of resources serving the needs of HR professionals and advancing the practice of human resource management. SHRM has more than 575 affiliated chapters within the United States and subsidiary offices in China, India, and United Arab Emirates. KYSHRM serves over 3,000 human resource professionals and advances the HR profession in Kentucky through our local chapters, as well as our student chapters.

KYSHRM Awarded Platinum State Council Award from National SHRM 

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Congratulations to KYSHRM Chapters for Winning SHRM 2018 Excel Awards!

This award recognizes accomplishments and strategic initiatives that elevate the Human Resources profession; ultimately creating Better Workplaces for a Better World.
SHRM-Bluegrass Chapter - Silver
Four Rivers SHRM - Silver
Northern KY SHRM - Gold
Louisville SHRM, Inc. - Platinum
Welcome to Katie Adams, PHR!
KYSHRM's New Executive Director

Katie Adams is the executive director of the Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management, a professional association for HR professionals that provides leadership and guidance to local chapter affiliates as well as at-large SHRM members. Katie has a B.S. in Workforce Leadership and an A.A. in Paralegal Studies from the University of Louisville and completed an internship with the Kentucky Commission on Human Rights. 
Katie has 10 years of progressive experience within the field of human resources including employee benefits, payroll, legal compliance, HR systems and technology, full cycle recruitment, policy development, employee relations, performance management, leadership development and onboarding. Prior employers include Assured Partners, Mortenson Dental Partners, Integrity HR, Inc. and M&P Collections, Inc. Katie resides in Shelby County with her husband Jeremy (Partner at Studio Kremer Architects) and four children Max, Elliott, Emma and Abigail. 

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  • December 12, 2019 - 9:00am to 11:00am
    Cincinnati Marriott at Rivercenter 10 West Rivercenter Boulevard Covington, KY 41011

    Please join us for our December State Council Meeting. The agenda and meeting details will be sent out prior to the meeting date.

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  • December 12, 2019 - 12:00pm to December 13, 2019 - 11:00am
    Cincinnati Marriott at Rivercenter 10 West Rivercenter Boulevard Covington, KY 41011
    On behalf of incoming Chair Patrick Smith-SHRM-CP, PHR and the entire Leadership...
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