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:


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


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


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. Shifting Business Focus From Critical Roles to Critical Skills
  2. Revolutionizing the Employee Experience to Aid Retention
  3. New Ways of Leading for a New Era of Work

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.


Kane Calamari

Ace Hardware
Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer

Donna Dorsey

EVP, Chief People & Culture Officer

Amber Kennelly

William Blair & Company
Chief Human Resources Officer

Brian McGarvey

Honeywell Intelligrated
VP of HR


Matt Beliveau

Del Monte Foods
Chief Human Resources Officer

Rusty Bland

KeHE Distributors
EVP, People Engagement & Serving

Larry Brand

Chief Human Resources Officer

AJ Brow

White Lodging
Chief Human Resources Officer

Stacy Brown

A.P. Møller - Maersk
Head of Human Resources Business Partnering - North America Logistics & Services

Amy Byrne

CDK Global
Chief Human Resources and Communications Officer

Janet Catlett

Vice President, CHRO

Jason Clayton

Filtration Group
Chief Human Resources Officer

Casey Cook

Jenner & Block

Anne Cooper

Sammons Financial Group

Michael D'Ambrose

The Boeing Co
Executive Vice President and CHRO

Jessica DeLorenzo

Kimball Electronics
Vice President, Human Resources

Deborah Deters

EVP, Chief Human Resources Officer

Denise Domian

Johnson Financial Group, Inc.
Chief Human Resources Officer

Rachel Eibl

FirstService Residential
Vice President, Human Resources

Karen G. Ferraro

Chief Human Resources Officer

Paula Frey

Echo Global Logistics
Chief Human Resources Officer

Daniela Gaudio

Head of Human Resources — Americas

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

Michelle Hay

Global Chief People Officer

Margaret Heneghan

Aon Corporation US
Deputy Chief People Officer

Tim Jordan

Glory Global Solutions (International)
EVP, Global Human Resources

Norah Larke

Wintrust Financial
EVP, Chief Human Resources Officer

M. Katie Lawler

Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer

Gregory Lawless

SVP of People and Culture

Tracie Morris

Corewell Health
Chief People Officer

Dave Osswald

Molson Coors Beverage Company
Chief People & Diversity Officer

Joel Pasiuk

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, Human Resources

Laura Rock

Zurich North America
Chief Human Resources Officer

Terri Runyon Walker

SVP, Corporate Functions People Leader

Mark Salisbury

Transdev North America

Carmen Smith

Coyote Logistics
Chief People Officer

John Smith

ACH Food Companies
VP, Head of Human Resources

Rebecca Snow

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


April 20, 2023 | 1 hour

Chicago CHRO Town Hall

Tapping Into Hidden Talent

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



June, 2023 | an evening

Chicago CHRO Inner Circle

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



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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