SHRM-Atlanta Staff
Share |

Jeanne Artime
Chief Executive Officer | 404.789.3159

Jeanne Artime brings over 24 years of experience in leading organizations, programs and key initiatives in both the non-profit and for-profit business arenas. As CEO of SHRM-Atlanta, Jeanne leads a team of dedicated staff and volunteers to design and deliver quality member and resource partner experiences, drive business development and execute the organization’s mission. 

Prior to joining SHRM-Atlanta, Jeanne was the founding executive director of PowerMyLearning-Atlanta, where she established and scaled local program operations, business development activities, volunteer management and computer refurbishing for the local chapter of the national non-profit, PowerMyLearning. Previously, Jeanne held various leadership roles in alliance management, software product management and software sales at organizations including Pitney Bowes MapInfo, Broadvision/Interleaf, and IBM. 

Jeanne holds a B.S. in Computer Science and a B.A. in Art Design from Duke University. She currently serves on the PowerMyLearning-Atlanta Board of Directors, the Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education Council, and is an Education Policy Fellowship Program Fellow.

Tara Zeravsky, CMP
Senior Association Manager
g | 404.760.8129

Tara Zeravsky joined SHRM-Atlanta in July 2013 and serves as the senior association manager. She is a certified meeting professional (CMP) with over 15-years of experience in the industry and is responsible for the planning and logistics of SHRM-Atlanta's annual programs. 

Tara has been with Meeting Expectations since January 2007. Prior to joining the SHRM-Atlanta team, she served as a senior conference manager working with a variety of clients, including the American Beekeeping Federation, Hexaware, Netsmart, OTM, SilkRoad, Spelman, TUG and WIT.  Tara was named a “Planner to Watch” by Convention South magazine in 2011.

Prior to joining Meeting Expectations, Tara managed the events department for Tupperware Corporation in Orlando, Florida. She is a graduate of Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and a Master’s degree in Human Resource Management.

Risa Epstein
Association Manager | 

Risa Epstein is currently the association manager for SHRM-Atlanta. She is responsible for managing registration and assisting with membership. 

Risa has been a member of Meeting Expectations since June 2011. Prior to joining the SHRM-Atlanta team, Risa served as senior registration coordinator for Meeting Expectations and worked with clients such as Arby’s, Church’s Chicken, Hispanicize, Envestnet, National Public Health Information Coalition, Women in Technology, Netsmart Technology, Riverbed Technology, Advanced Development Technology Center and Minecraft.  In this position, Risa worked one-on-one with registrants to assist with questions, compiled reports with statistics of registrant data, worked with the team to complete registration layout and prepared for onsite registration, and updated the registration system.

Prior to joining Meeting Expectations in 2011, Risa served as a registration coordinator with Publicis Meetings USA in Orlando. While there, she worked with pharmaceutical companies on a wide scope of meeting types, from internal meetings to dinner meetings to annual sales meetings.

Risa obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Hospitality Management from the University of Central Florida in 2006.


Jackie Choice
Business Development Manager | 404.442.7335 ext. 2

Jackie Choice is an experienced business development manager and consultative seller with over 8 years of experience in sales and marketing. As SHRM-Atlanta’s Business Development Manager, Jackie works closely with SHRM-Atlanta staff and Volunteer Leaders grow and manage key long-term resource partner relationships and identify new business opportunities.

Prior to joining the SHRM-Atlanta team, Jackie had a successful sales career from within the realms of retail sales with Verizon Wireless, to business-to-business consultative selling with AT&T’s Premier Client Group. Jackie has also worked under the direction of the CTO of the Atlanta Falcons managing the testing of Wi-Fi within the Georgia Dome. Jackie is originally from North Carolina where she served as Director of Marketing for the Haymount Institute of Psychological Services and as a Real Property Intern with the United States Army. Jackie is an active member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. where she served as President of her undergraduate chapter. 

Jackie received her bachelors in Business Administration concentrated in Marketing from Fayetteville State University in 2011. 


Sarah Pinkowski
Marketing Manager | 404.477.5148

Sarah Pinkowski is a marketing manager with Meeting Expectations. Prior to supporting the SHRM-Atlanta team, Pinkowski managed marketing and communications projects for the Association for Information Systems (AIS), the American Beekeeping Federation (ABF), the Oracle Applications Users Group (OAUG), and F3Expo, an event tailored to drone enthusiasts and pilots. She has experience in educational program development, social media management, exhibitor and sponsor marketing and execution of conference mobile applications. 

Before joining Meeting Expectations, Pinkowski worked for several years on various project management tasks and client communication projects.

She attended Carroll University in Waukesha, WI, and graduated with a degree in graphic communication with a concentration in digital design, marketing and communication. Pinkowski volunteers with Habitat for Humanity and enjoys camping, cooking and yoga in her spare time.


Interested in joining the SHRM-Atlanta team? View our available positions.