Charlotte CHRO Community

Gain powerful new perspectives

Join fellow CHROs in the Charlotte 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. Leading through a new employee experience
  2. Redesigning HR strategies, structures, and service delivery models
  3. Modernizing mental health and well-being programs in a new era of work

Charlotte CHRO Governing Body

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


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Cheryl Black

Sunbelt Rentals

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Rebecca Sinclair

American Tire Distributors
Chief People and Communications Officer

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Lisa Yankie

Dentsply Sirona
SVP, Chief HR Officer and Communications


Melissa Anderson

Duke Energy
EVP, Administration & CHRO

Marcia Avedon

Trane Technologies
SVP, Human Resources, Communications & Corporate Affairs

Lilicia Bailey

Wake Forest Baptist Health
SVP, Chief People Officer

Julie Barr

Rack Room Shoes
Human Resources Director

Beth Bledsoe

MSC Industrial
Chief People Officer

Rhonda Brandon

Duke Health
SVP and Chief Human Resources Officer

Carmen Canales

Novant Health
SVP & Chief Human Resources Officer

Tim Craven

EVP, Human Resources

Michele Deuterman

ITG Brands
SVP, Human Resources

Jim Dunn

Atrium Health
Chief Human Resources Officer

Craig Haydamack

Milliken & Company
SVP, Human Resources

Kevin Henry

Extended Stay America

Arturo Hernandez

VP, Human Resources, Americas

Vonda Huss

Brighthouse Financial
EVP, Chief Human Resources Officer

Linda Johnson

Food Lion LLC
SVP, Human Resources

Bill Kane

Vice President – People & Organization

Rick Ledsinger

Continental 206
VP, Human Resources

DeeAnne Marlow


Robyn Mingle


Jill Olmstead


Kelli Price

SVP, People

Leslie Riggs

SVP, Chief Human Resources Officer

Felicia Robinson

Family Dollar
VP, Human Resources

Gary Stinnett

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

Gregory Tinnell

Schaeffler Group Americas
Senior VP, Human Resources

Tausha White


Tracy White


Upcoming Events

Virtual Programs

October 8, 2020

Charlotte CHRO Virtual Boardroom

Charlotte CHRO Virtual Boardroom

An intimate and interactive conversation framed around a hot topic or priority.

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October 19, 2020

Charlotte CHRO Virtual Town Hall

Virtual Town Hall

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

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November 12, 2020

Charlotte CHRO Virtual Executive Summit

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

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December 3, 2020

Charlotte CHRO Virtual Town Hall

Virtual Town Hall

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

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