Atlanta CHRO Community


Gain powerful new perspectives

Join fellow CHROs in the Atlanta community to solve critical leadership challenges through the collective experiences and expertise of the network.

Invaluable network

Build a strong professional network where you live and work. Access the collective expertise of your true peers all in one place. Make new connections and catch up with old friends.

Peer collaboration

Gain new perspectives from peers who understand your most critical priorities and are facing the same challenges -- generate ideas, share real-life experiences and get forward-looking guidance and insights.

Actionable insights

Exchange best practices, validate strategies and walk away with practical insights that are immediately actionable.

Join your peers to discuss the most critical issues impacting CHROs today.

  1. Planning for and shaping the future of work
  2. Becoming the board's leader of human capital
  3. Transforming HR structure and strategy

Atlanta CHRO Governing Body


A regional Governing Body leads the Atlanta CHRO community, shaping the topics and agendas for your local programs and ensuring that all content is driven by CHROs, for CHROs.

Co-Chairs

Craig Haydamack

Milliken & Company
SVP, CHRO

Jed Milstein

Asbury Automotive Group
Chief Human Resources Officer

Meg Newman

BrandSafway
EVP and Chief People Officer

Kristin Oliver

Hanesbrands
SVP, Chief Human Resources Officer

Leslie Riggs

Belk
EVP, CHRO

Rebecca Sinclair

American Tire Distributors
Chief People and Communications Officer

Jill Wilson

Carter's
Senior Vice President of Human Resources & Talent Development

Members

Monica Anderton

DS Smith
Chief Human Resources Officer

Marcia Avedon

Trane Technologies
SVP, Human Resources, Communications & Corporate Affairs

Julie Barr

Rack Room Shoes
VP, Human Resources

Cheryl Black

Sunbelt Rentals
SVP HR

Andrew Blaisdell

Silverline
Chief People Officer

Beth Bledsoe

MSC Industrial
Chief People Officer

Barry Boyles

Capstone Logistics
Senior VP, Human Resources

Karen Brandenburg Viera

Church's Chicken
SVP, Human Resources & Internal Communications

Rhonda Brandon

Duke Health
SVP and Chief Human Resources Officer

Julie Brehm

Georgia-Pacific
SVP, Human Resources

Erika Burk

Porsche Cars North America
Vice President, Human Resources

Carmen Canales

Novant Health
SVP & Chief Human Resources Officer

Vicki Cansler

Piedmont Healthcare
CHRO

Deborah Caplan

NextEra Energy
Executive Vice President Human Resources and Corporate Services

Francoise Caraguel

PGi
EVP & Chief Human Resource Officer

Cole Carroll

Mansfield Energy
Senior Vice President, Human Resources

Jamie Clark

Printpack
Senior Vice President - Human Resources

Raymond Co

IHG
SVP, Americas Human Resources & Global Learning COE

Niki Cook

TSG
SVP HR

Tim Craven

Jeld-Wen
EVP, Human Resources

Brad Cummings

Imerys Usa Inc
Vice President Human Resources

Rhonda Curry

Gateway Health
VP, CHRO

Michele Deuterman

ITG Brands
SVP, Human Resources

Justin Foster

De Lage Landen
Chief Diversity Officer

Daniel Goldblatt

Serta Simmons Bedding
CHRO

Timothy Goodly, Ph.D.

AMB Group
SVP & Chief Human Resources Officer

Zaira Goodman

CRVA
Chief Human Resource Officer

Michelle Hairston

PulteGroup
SVP, Human Resources

Todd Helms

Mueller Industries
CHRO

Vanessa Higgins

Driven Brands
SVP & Chief People Officer

Rosilyn Houston

BBVA Compass
Chief Talent & Culture Executive, Senior Executive Vice President

Vonda Huss

Brighthouse Financial
EVP, Chief Human Resources Officer

Linda Johnson

Food Lion LLC
SVP, Human Resources

Alesia Jones

University of Alabama at Birmingham
CHRO

Khara Julien

Americold
CHRO

Michelle Kilroy

Elemica
Chief Human Resources Officer

Janice Little

Lowe's Companies
EVP, Human Resources

Joseph Machicote

Premier
Chief Diversity Officer

Camye Mackey

Atlanta Hawks
Chief People Officer

Alanna Mahone

LeasePlan USA
VP, Human Resources

Todd McCarty

Cumulus Media
CHRO & SVP HR

Virginia Means

United Distributors
Chief People Officer

Reginald Mebane

Department of Health and Human Services - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Senior Executive Service(SES) Director Office of Equal Employment Opportunity(OEEO)

Robyn Mingle

CommScope
SVP & CHRO

Lars Minns

Mercedes-Benz USA
CHRO

Jim Neill

Genuine Parts
Chief Human Resources Officer and Executive Vice President

Linda Nelson

Georgia State University
CHRO

Valerie Norton

Habitat For Humanity International
Chief People Officer

Jill Olmstead

LendingTree
CHRO

Ross Ott

SCP Health
CHRO

Elizabeth Patrick

Diebold Nixdorf
SVP Chief People Officer

Michael Pilnick

First Advantage
Executive Vice President,Global HR

Kelli Price

Premier
SVP, People

Lily Prost

J.M. Huber
Executive VP & Chief Human Resources Officer

Kathy Reardon

Dollar General
EVP & Chief People Officer

DeRetta Rhodes

Atlanta Braves
EVP/Chief People Capital Leader

Mike Rickheim

Neenah Paper
Chief Human Resources Officer & Chief Administrative Officer

Cliff Robinson

Chick-fil-A
EVP & Chief People Officer

Felicia Robinson

Family Dollar
VP, Human Resources

Rick Roche

Grady Health
Chief People Officer

Paul Rumsey

Atrium Health
Senior VP, Human Resources

Brian Sasadu

BlueLinx
CHRO

Mari Sifo

SWM
CHRO

Melody Smalls

The Weather Company
Chief HR & Compliance Officer

Karen Smith

AVX Corporation
Senior Vice President, Global Human Resources

Kisha Smith

Carolina Panthers
VP, Human Resources

Elizabeth Spence

Gypsum Management & Supply
CHRO

David Stafford

Michelin North America
Chief Human Resource Officer

Anna Stevens

HD Supply
Chief People Officer

Gary Stinnett

University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Associate Vice Chancellor for Human Resources

Mark Stock

Interfor
SVP, Human Resources & IT

Dennis Taylor

Munich Reinsurance America
Vice President, Human Resources

Gregory Tinnell

Schaeffler Group Americas
SVP, Human Resources

Tausha White

SPX
VP, CHRO

Tracy White

Meduit
SVP, HR and CHRO

Bradford Wilkins

Collibra
VP, People

Jennifer Wyant

Republic National Distributing Company
Corporate VP, Compensation & Benefits

Lisa Yankie

Dentsply Sirona
SVP, Chief HR Officer and Communications

Terri Zandhuis

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts
Chief People Officer

Upcoming Programs


In-person Programs

December 7, 2021

Atlanta CHRO Executive Summit

JW Marriott Atlanta Buckhead

Walk away from this peer-led, one-day program with new connections and actionable insights.

Learn More

Virtual Programs

September 22, 2021

Atlanta CHRO Virtual Town Hall

Atlanta CHRO Virtual Town Hall

An interactive, peer-led discussion on current topics and priorities.

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