Monthly Chapter Meeting - Strategic HR Leadership: A Journey
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When: 6/13/2018
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Where: Corporate College East
4400 Richmond Rd.
Warrensville Heights, Ohio  44128
United States
Contact: Pam Smith, CSHRM Administrator
440.940.6534 vm/216.533.3661 cell

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Monthly Chapter Meeting

Session Title - Strategic HR Leadership: A Journey

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Date:  Wednesday, June 13, 2018 (11:30 AM - 1:30 PM) - Live Webcast Also Available

Session Description:
A career in HR is a journey...a combination of "lessons learned" and "lessons being learned." Larry Miller will describe how HR teams inside some of Northeast Ohio's most-recognized employers, large and small, have positioned themselves to add increasing value as the business world evolves.  The presentation will focus on some of the key attributes of HR functions, and HR professionals, that will be necessary in the years ahead. The presentation also will summarize some key findings from TeamNEO's recently released report about the supply and demand imbalance in Northeast Ohio's workforce, a situation that will require the attention and creativity of HR professionals, and others, to solve.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn how some of the regions best employers have linked their employment brand to their business brand in order to increase engagement and improve business outcomes, globally and locally.

  • Review some tools used at local employers to focus HR efforts "critical few" organizational needs

  • Review some of the key attributes of strategic HR functions and HR professionals for the next five years.  

  • Be able to summarize and bring back to your organization key lessons from the recently-released TeamNEO report about the need for improve talent pipelines in the NE Ohio region...and how we can help.

About Our Presenters:
Larry Miller has 30 years of human resources experience including many years of experience as Vice President of Human Resources for global Northeast Ohio companies such as Lubrizol Corporation, Tremco (the largest subsidiary of RPM International), and Diebold-Nixdorf. He spent over half his career at two of the region’s most-recognized employers, Lubrizol and Vitamix, which have been recognized nationally as well. Larry worked most recently as a Senior Vice President and Practice Leader at Ratliff & Taylor, Ohio’s largest full-service talent management firm.  Larry has extensive experience in HR strategy and branding, organizational transformation, talent management, leadership development, employee engagement, global HR processes, global business growth, mergers and acquisitions, diversity, and wellness. He helped develop and implement strategic talent initiatives for the entire northeast Ohio region as the founding President at Global Cleveland and as a member of the Regional Economic Competitiveness Strategy Workforce Task Force. He has worked in over 40 countries worldwide, lived eight year in Italy and France, has worked throughout the Northeast Ohio region (and elsewhere nationally) in various industries, and has experience as a business leader and HR professional in for-profit, not-for-profit, and government sectors.

Jacob Duritsky coordinates research for the Cleveland Plus region’s business attraction efforts to better serve the information requirements of Team NEO’s various partners and communities engaged in targeted and sustainable region-wide economic growth. His responsibilities include examining, obtaining, developing, providing and analyzing data for medium to large company attraction efforts, spatial display and analysis of data with ESRI ArcView GIS, industry- and occupation-based research, target industries and value chain identification, and marketing support.

Jacob has been with Team NEO since 2008 and previously served as an integral part of the organization’s business attraction efforts. Prior to joining Team NEO, Jacob was a graduate and research assistant for The Center for Public Management/Great Lakes Environmental Finance Center where he conducted a regional economic impact study for the Cuyahoga County Department of Development, co-developed metrics for use by the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA), and developed social indicators for pending U.S. EPA litigation.

Jacob holds a Bachelor of Arts in Urban Studies from Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs, Cleveland State University, where he also holds a Master of Science in Urban Studies. Jacob is currently pursuing his Doctoral of Economic Development from Cleveland State. He is a member or the Urban Studies Association, American Economics Association and American Planning Association.

Lunch Buffet will be served

Location:  Corporate College East

Date:  Wednesday, June 13, 2018


Registration/Networking: 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Welcome/Announcements: 12:00-12:15 PM

Lunch/Program (Webcast) 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM

RSVP by Friday, June 8th NOON!


Cleveland SHRM Member: $30
Nonmembers/Guests: $40
Students/Members in Transition: $15

Can't attend in person?
We also do a live broadcast of the event. Registration costs are the same to help cover
the costs incurred to provide this service.  Access information will be sent once registration payment has been received.


Cleveland SHRM is committed to the full inclusion of all its members. As part of this commitment starting January 2017, CSHRM will make every attempt to ensure that all members with disabilities are provided a reasonable accommodation to participate to the highest degree possible in all CSHRM activities. Accommodations will be provided to CSHRM members through collaborative efforts with the Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities, local non-profits, and other community organizations to acquire accommodations that are being provided to CSHRM members.

To request an accommodation for a workshop or CSHRM activity, please contact the Reasonable Accommodation Coordinator below.

Katti Sorboro: Email:  Text: 330.990.3046


RSVP by Friday, June 8th by NOON!