Southern California CHRO Community


Gain powerful new perspectives

Join fellow CHROs in the Southern California 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

Southern California CHRO Governing Body


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

Co-Chairs

Dina Barmasse-Gray headshot

Dina Barmasse-Gray

The Cheesecake Factory
SVP, Human Resources

Kari Durham headshot

Kari Durham

Skyworks Solutions
SVP, Human Resources

Melanie Graper headshot

Melanie Graper

CoreLogic
Chief Human Resources Officer

Ross Pollack headshot

Ross Pollack

LionsGate Entertainment
EVP & Chief Human Resources Officer

Celina Scally headshot

Celina Scally

Apria Healthcare
SVP, Chief Human Resources Officer

Members

Michael Adamson

UST Global
VP, Global HR Operations

Marissa Andrada

Chipotle Mexican Grill
Chief Diversity, Inclusion and People Officer

Cindy Ballard

ICM Partners
CHRO

Tracy Bargielski

Yamaha
Corporate Secretary & Vice President, People Operations

Coleen Bentley

Orora
VP & CHRO

Colleen Butler

Bourns
VP, Global Human Resources

Paul Celuch

Avanti Hospitals
CHRO

Jamila Daniel

Starz
Chief Diversity Officer & SVP, Human Resources

Brenda Diederichs

Riverside County, CA
Assistant CEO & Director, Human Resources

Robert A. Eisen, SPHR

Western Dental Services
SVP, Chief Human Resources Officer

Mary Finch

DXC Technology
EVP & Chief Human Resources Officer

Julie Fletcher

AMN Healthcare Services
Chief Talent Officer

Jeff Fraley

Big 5 Sporting Goods
SVP, Human Resources

Lisa M. Garrett

Los Angeles County, CA
Director of Personnel

Edie Givens

Sony Pictures Entertainment
SVP, People and Organization

Ellen Goldsmith

ViacomCBS
SVP, Human Resources

Justin Hastings

Experian Health
Chief Human Resources Officer, North America

Jim Hazboun

Banc of California
EVP, Chief Human Resources Officer

Michele Hoff

Epson America
VP, Human Resources, Americas

Helene Klein

Beachbody
Chief People Officer

Julia McCallin

California Institute of Technology
AVP & CHRO, Human Resources

Michelle Roth

NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Deputy Head of Human Resources

Victor Santillan

Grifols, Inc.
Head of Human Resources

Ellen Sheehan

UCLA Anderson School of Management
Executive Director, HARRT

Samantha Stewart

Los Angeles Lakers
VP, Human Resources

Kevin Tackaberry

loanDepot
EVP, Human Resources

Virginia Tanawong

Universal Studios Hollywood
SVP, Human Resources

Tracy Ting

Encore Capital Group
SVP, CHRO

Martha Tuma

City National Bank
EVP & Chief Human Resources Officer

Joe Vacovsky, Jr.

Young's Market Company
EVP, Human Resources

Upcoming Events


Virtual Programs

October 8, 2020

Southern California CHRO Virtual Town Hall

Virtual Town Hall

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

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November, 2020

Southern California CHRO Virtual Town Hall

Virtual Town Hall

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

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December 16, 2020

Southern California CHRO Virtual Executive Summit

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

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