Houston 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

Houston CHRO Governing Body


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

Co-Chairs

Bill Ennis

Academy Sports + Outdoors
SVP, CHRO

Katy Theroux

Cornerstone Building Brands
CHRO

Shibu Varghese

MD Anderson Cancer Center
Senior Vice President, People, Culture and Infrastructure

Members

Linda Aldred

Texas Children's Hospital
SVP, CHRO

Gentry Brann

McDermott International
Senior Vice President, People, Culture and Communication

Sakita Douglas

Harris County, TX
Chief People Officer

Kim Evans

Midcoast Energy Resources
VP, Human Resources

Eric Fernette

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
VP & CHRO

Dane Friend

Baylor College of Medicine
VP & CHRO

Larry Fultz

Mattress Firm
Chief Human Capital Officer

Daniela Gaudio

Fugro
Head of Human Resources - Americas

Melinda Guerra-Reeves

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo
Chief Volunteer and HR Officer

Margie Harris

Tellurian
EVP, CHRO

Janet Hogan

ONEOK
SVP, Chief Human Resources Officer

Adrienne Howarth-Moore

University of Texas - Austin
AVP and CHRO

Brandy Jones

Apache Corporation
Vice President Human Resources

Deanna Jones

Baker Hughes
Chief Human Resources Officer

Tracy Josefovsky

Halliburton
VP Human Resources

Emily Kain

Stewart Title Company
CHRO

Chuck Kemper

American Bureau of Shipping
Chief Human Resource Officer

Lori Knowles

Memorial Hermann Healthcare System
SVP, Chief Human Resources Officer

Mark Landry

ALS
Chief Human Resources Officer

Matthew Legg

Par Pacific
SVP & CHRO

Elizabeth Lieb Shuler

Callon Petroleum
Director of Human Resources

Carina Lovato Gillenwater

Southwestern Energy
VP, Human Resources

Kathleen McCutcheon

Tokio Marine HCC
SVP & CHRO

Trish Moore

Shell USA
VP, Human Resources

Emily Moyers

Sulzer Pumps
Head of HR USA & Regional VP RES AME

Gustavo Nechar

Ascend Performance Materials
VP & CHRO

Sue Netherton

Waste Connections
SVP, People, Training & Development

Tracy Pawlak

DXP Enterprises
VP, Human Resources

Alvin Proctor

Kaneka
Vice President, Human Resources

Brady Pyle

NASA
Deputy Chief Human Capital Officer

Laura Ramey

TRC Companies
SVP & CHRO

Omar Reid

Harris Health System
SVP, HR

Kim Riddle

Quanta Services
VP, Human Resources

Lanier Robertson

SABIC
Head of HR- Americas

Hilary Rota

Wood
VP, People & Organization – Downstream and Chemicals

Darren Ruhr

Precision Drilling
Chief Administrative Officer

Rose Valenzuela

CAMAC International Corporation
SVP, Admin. & Corporate Affairs

Sally Vardy

Harris County Appraisal District
CHRO

Tara Wineinger

Exterran Corporation
VP, CHRO

Craig Woolcott

J.B. Poindexter
Vice President, Human Resources

Jordan Zweig

ChampionX
SVP & CHRO

Lori von Heyking

Woodforest National Bank
EVP, CHRO

Upcoming Programs


IN-PERSON

December 7, 2022 | 1 day

Houston CHRO Executive Summit

C. Baldwin Curio Collection by Hilton

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

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IN-PERSON

April, 2023 | an evening

Houston CHRO Inner Circle

The Bell Tower on 34th

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

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IN-PERSON

October, 2023 | 1 day

Houston CHRO Executive Summit

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

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Your Community Partners


CHRO Thought Leaders