Get Your SHIFT Together

Get Your SHIFT Together: Start Having Intentionality in Focusing Your Talent

Saturday, July 13, 2019 | 7:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Georgia Power, 241 Ralph McGill Blvd, Atlanta, GA


Hosted by NAAAHR-Atlanta & SHRM-Atlanta


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Hosted by two of the premier HR associations, NAAAHR-Atlanta and SHRM-Atlanta, this event is for you if you're an HR professional who is in transition or who would like to make a change; considering HR as a profession; or new to the Atlanta HR job market. 

Coaching Sessions, Vendors, and More | Continental Breakfast & Lunch | Free parking

#SHIFTStarter      #SHIFT2019       #SHIFTAtl 



$25 Early Bird Registration through June 13 | $35 June 14- July 12
Advance registration only, no payments at the door  | Hurry, registration is limited!



7:00 – 8:00 Networking & Registration
8:00 – 8:20 Opening comments
8:20 – 9:15 Keynote Speaker: Stacie Hagan "Shifting Gears: Embrace Change and Take Risks"
9:25 – 10:15

Concurrent Sessions

  • HR Tech Trends
  • HR Career Pathing
10:30 – 11:30

Concurrent Sessions

  • Personal Branding
  • HR Certifications
11:45 – 12:45 HR Leader Roundtable/Lunch 
1:00 – 2:30

HR Power Hour

Get one-on-one coaching from a select group of knowledgeable career coaches, LinkedIn trainers, and HR recruiters. Here is your opportunity to raise questions about careers: interviewing, job search, confidence, presence, and more.


OPENING KEYNOTE - Stacie Hagan, CHRO at SecureWorks

"Shifting Gears: Embrace Change and Take Risks"

The business landscape is changing at a pace never before seen.  To succeed, business leaders must challenge their legacy thinking and disrupt the organizational structure, talent, and culture.  Stacie will share her journey of being at the forefront of transformational change throughout her career as an HR Executive leading people strategy, navigating business and personal change while remaining curious, forward-thinking and stepping up to take risks.


Are you looking to up your game and make an impact?  In this panel discussion you will hear from Atlanta’s top HR & Talent Acquisition leaders who will share insights and specific information that will help you elevate your HR career, understand what skills will be critical for your future success in HR, manage your LinkedIn presence coupled with your personal brand profile and those seeking guidance on skills that need to be acquired to navigating the changing HR talent landscape.  This session is sure to provide real and insightful tips that will impact your career today and for years to come! 



Teela Jackson - Vice President, HR Search - Talent Connections, LLC



William Scott, SHRM-SCP - Amazon, Regional Senior HR Leader 
Sue Dunlap, MBA, SHRM-CP - Resurgens Orthopaedics, Human Resources Director

Roxy Trent - Google, HR Business Partner



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9:25am - 10:15am

►  HR Tech Trends

What are the latest trends in HR Tech? You will learn from one of the leaders.

Brian Smith - Senior Associate, Mercer


► HR Career Pathing

What HR areas are hot and what’s not? Should you pursue a career as an HR Generalist or pursue a career in a specialty are? This session will help you to better position yourself for success.

Ardie Harrison – Senior HR Consultant, HR Knowledge Source


10:30am - 11:30am

► Personal Branding

Gregg will outline how to define your personal brand and share his strategies for building and growing your brand both in person (via networking) and online (using LinkedIn).

Gregg Burkhalter - The LinkedIn Guy


► Value of Professional Certifications

Have you considered the need for certification or additional training or education? How would pivoting to a role outside of HR grow as a leader and business partner? We’ll help you evaluate options and understand the ROI so that you can make the best decisions for you.

Panel Moderator: Christine Demarquoy, Director of Recruiting & Retention, Southeastrans


  • Anthony Howard, SHRM-SCP, SPHR - Owner/Principal Instructor, HR Certified LLC
  • Malika Terry - Director of Executive Awards, UPS
  • Floyd Trotman - Director - Digital Transformation, Delta Airlines




Gregg Burkhalter

Gregg Burkhalter
"The LinkedIn Guy"

Christine Demarquoy

Christine Demarquoy
Director of Recruiting & Retention, Southeastrans

Sue Dunlap

Sue Dunlap,

Human Resources Director,
Resurgens Orthopaedics

Ardie Harrison

Ardie Harrison
Senior HR Consultant, HR Knowledge Source

Anthony Howard

Anthony Howard, SHRM-SCP, SPHR
Owner/Principal Instructor, HR Certified LLC

Teela Jackson

Teela Jackson
Vice President - HR Search, Talent Connections

William Scott

William Scott,

Regional Senior HR Leader, Amazon 

Brian Smith

Brian Smith
Senior Associate, Mercer

Malika Terry

Malika Terry
Director of Executive Awards, UPS

Floyd Trotman

Floyd Trotman
Director - Digital Transformation, Delta Airlines

Roxy Trent

Roxy Trent
HR Business Partner, Google



Quionna Allen

CEO, Caldwell Allen Coaching & Consulting

Jessica Blaylock

Talent Development Professional and Executive Coach, The Center for Discovery

Gregg Burkhalter

"The LinkedIn Guy"

Lisa Clarke

CEO, ATL Search Group 

 Tiffany Frasier

Change Mgt. Leader, City of Atlanta

Stephanie Hodge

CEO, Essex Consulting

Darius Hunter

Partner, Hunter Gibbons

Chi Chi Okezie

Owner, Simplenetworking LLC 

Christina Page

Director-Talent Delivery,Talent Connections

Shatanese Reese

HR Director, Riverside EpiCenter 

Mary Ritz, PhD

Owner, Almenta International 

Claudia Rossi

Senior Consultant, CMP

Cornelia Shipley

President, 3C Consulting 

Jamila Simpson

Managing Partner, DMP Executive Search 

Vernesha Smith

Talent Delivery Coordinator, Talent Connections





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