Chicago CHRO Community


Join a powerful network of peers

Connect with a local community of like-minded peers who share similar challenges and priorities. Access the collective expertise of CHROs from diverse experiences, backgrounds and industries. Members of the community come together several times a year to connect with each other, exchange ideas and experiences, and validate strategies and solutions.

Join your local community for exclusive access to:

Programs

Participate in year-round gatherings with your local peer group featuring unparalleled opportunities for collaboration, in-depth discussions and networking.

Insights

Exchange peer-validated strategies, solutions and partners, and access exclusive community insights to learn how other CHROs approach similar challenges.

Connections

Make new connections, enhance your career through an exclusive network, and build lasting relationships with peers.

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

  1. Boosting workforce resilience for the future of hybrid work
  2. Taking a dynamic approach to critical skills and competencies
  3. Driving consequential accountability for DE&I

Chicago CHRO Governing Body


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

Co-Chairs

Kane Calamari

Ace Hardware
Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer

Donna Dorsey

Navistar
EVP, Chief People & Culture Officer

Amber Kennelly

William Blair
CHRO

Brian McGarvey

Honeywell Intelligrated
VP of HR

Members

Julie Baker

American Hotel Register Company
VP Human Resources

Matt Beliveau

Sara Lee Frozen Bakery
Chief Human Resources Officer

Rusty Bland

KeHE Distributors
EVP, People Engagement & Serving

Larry Brand

Justrite
Chief Human Resources Officer

AJ Brow

White Lodging
Chief Human Resources Officer

Stacy Brown

Livingston International
Chief People Officer

Amy Byrne

CDK Global
Chief Human Resources and Communications Officer

Janet Catlett

Stepan
Vice President, CHRO

Jason Clayton

Filtration Group
Chief Human Resources Officer

Casey Cook

Jenner & Block
CHRO

Anne Cooper

Sammons Financial Group
SVP, CHRO

Michael D'Ambrose

The Boeing Co
Executive Vice President and CHRO

Jessica DeLorenzo

Kimball Electronics
VP Human Resources

Deborah Deters

HTLF
EVP, Chief Human Resources Officer

Denise Domian

Johnson Financial Group, Inc.
Chief Human Resources Officer

Karen G. Ferraro

Medline
Chief Human Resources Officer

Paula Frey

Echo Global Logistics
Chief Human Resources Officer

Stephen Fry

Eli Lilly and Company
Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Diversity

Mo Gdid

Greater Omaha Packing
Vice President, Human Resources

Susan Graham-Bryce

GE Healthcare
Chief Talent Officer

Velisha Haddox

Cook County Government
Bureau Chief of Human Resources

Christy Harris

CCC Information Services
CHRO

Michelle Hay

Sedgwick
Global Chief People Officer

Margaret Heneghan

Aon Corporation US
Deputy Chief People Officer

Cheryl Johnson

Paylocity
CHRO

Tim Jordan

Glory Global Solutions (International)
EVP, Global Human Resources

Norah Larke

Wintrust Financial
EVP, Chief Human Resources Officer

Katie Lawler

ITW
Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer

Gregory Lawless

ManpowerGroup
SVP of People and Culture

Tracie Morris

Corewell Health
Chief People Officer

Dave Osswald

Molson Coors Beverage Company
Chief People & Diversity Officer

Joel Pasiuk

Ecolab
Senior Vice President, Global Human Resources, Industrial Group

Raj Patel

Northwestern Mutual
Vice President, Workforce Experience & Sr. HRBP

Brad Perlstein

Pactiv Evergreen
Vice President Human Resources

Jennifer Ricks

KeHE Distributors
EVP People Operations

Laura Rock

Zurich North America
Chief Human Resources Officer

Terri Runyon Walker

McGraw-Hill Education
VP Culture & Talent

Mark Salisbury

Transdev North America
CHRO

John Smith

ACH Food Companies
Head of Human Resources

Carmen Smith

Coyote Logistics
Chief People Officer

Rebecca Snow

Mars
Global HR VP

Sara Stolmeier

McMaster-Carr Supply
Vice President, People & Development

Barbara Turk

EVRAZ North America
SVP & Chief Human Resources Officer

Manika Turnbull

Health Care Service Corporation
Senior VP, Chief HR Officer

Robert Weber

Hostess Brands
Chief Human Resources Officer

Jaison Williams

Expedia Group
SVP, Talent Management, Capabilities & Culture

Randy Yu

Misumi USA
Chief People Officer

Upcoming Programs


IN-PERSON

March, 2023 | an evening

Chicago CHRO Inner Circle

A gathering with peers to discuss timely topics over dinner in a private setting.

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IN-PERSON

June, 2023 | an evening

Chicago CHRO Inner Circle

A gathering with peers to discuss timely topics over dinner in a private setting.

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IN-PERSON

October, 2023 | 1 day

Chicago CHRO Executive Summit

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

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