HR Young Professionals Group


The HR Young Professionals group seeks to promote the future of the Human Resources Management field by offering HR professionals 35 and under professional development opportunities and a common forum in which to share ideas and experiences.

Who We Are 

A community of young dynamic HR professionals 35 and under in the Atlanta area. The HR Young Professionals group provides an exclusive opportunity for members to network with peers, gain relevant and timely information about the HR profession, and get connected with SHRM-Atlanta leaders. We strive to represent young HR professionals in Atlanta and cater our offerings to the changing needs of this growing group.


Events specific to HR Young Professionals are held quarterly at various Atlanta venues.

Click here to view upcoming HRYP events


Other Chapter Events
HR Young Professionals are also encouraged to participate in all SHRM-Atlanta events! 

Visit the Calendar of Events to see all upcoming SHRM-Atlanta events and to register.           


The HR Young Professionals Group is managed by a dedicated group of SHRM-Atlanta volunteers.

(Pictured L-R: Monique Jenkins (chair), Kay Cherry, Courtney Tigner and Booker T. Washington) 

Monique Jenkins
HR Manager, State Accounting Office
HR Young Professionals Chair

Courtney Tigner
HR Business Partner, Stanley Black and Decker
LinkedIn Administrator

Booker T. Washington
Director, Human Resources, HealPros
HR Young Professionals Committee

Jessica Gravely
HR Young Professionals Committee

Kay Cherry
Staffing Coordinator, Paramount Staffing
Member Recruitment & Social Advertising


Social Media

Join the conversations in our HR Young Professionals LinkedIn Group and stay engaged with this dynamic group of young professionals! #SHRMATLYP