Speakers2019-02-27T16:24:13+00:00

SPEAKERS & FACILITATORS

Every year, SOAHR showcases speakers that cover the most important trends and topics in HR, including  technology, business, HR basics, legal, culture and more. Click on any speaker photo below to read their bio. 

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Jody Amodeo, RN, PAHM
Willis Towers Watson
Senior Consultant

Kornelius Bankston
Color Genomics
Director of Business Development

Janet Barnard
Cox Automotive
EVP & Chief People Officer

Scott Blews
Taylor English
Partner

Mark Butler
State of Georgia
Commissioner of Labor

Brooke Cartus
ImprovEdge
Sales Director and Senior Facilitator

Denise Cooper
Remarkable Leadership Lessons Inc.
CEO and Founder

Shan Cooper
Atlanta Committee for Progress 
Executive Director

Andrea Davis
Ogletree Deakins
Associate

Scott Decker
Ogletree Deakins
Of Counsel

John Doran
UC Alternative, Inc.
CEO

Andrea G.L. Elkon, Ph.D.
Alliance Spine and Pain Centers
Director of Behavioral Health Services

Michael Elkon
Fisher & Phillips LLP
Attorney at Law

Karan Ferrell-Rhodes
Shockingly Different Leadership
CEO & Lead Organizational Strategist

Brian Ford
SunTrust Banks, Inc.
Financial Well-Being Executive

Kim Franklin
Georgia Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association
Professional Education Manager

Kyle Frigon
Cherry Bekaert Benefits Consulting
Director

Raj Gill
Hiring Incentives, Inc
Co-Founder

Robert Grashuis
OneSpring
Partner, CIO

Will Hall
HIPnation
CEO

Gregory Hare, JD
Ogletree Deakins Law Firm
Managing Shareholder

Dr. Brian Hill
HIPnation
Founder, President & Chief Medical Officer

Arlene Johnson
SAFEncounters LLC
COO

Alexandra Holland
Ogletree Deakins
Immigration Attorney

Cheryl Johnson
Paylocity
Chief HR Officer

Crystal Kadakia
Invati Consulting
CEO

Dennis W. Koerner, Ph. D.
ITN. LLC
President and CEO

Sarah Lamar
HunterMaclean
Partner

Angela Long
Colonial Pipeline
Vice President, Chief People Officer

Tino Mantella
Turknett Leadership Group
President & CEO

Marty Martenson
Martenson Law
Managing Partner

Bob McDaniel
SAFEncounters LLC
Chief Instructor

Lars Minns
Mercedes-Benz USA
Head of HR, NAFTA Region

David Mohl
Jackson Lewis P.C.
Principal

Demetra Morgan
SHRM-SCP, SPHR

 D.E.E. Results
CEO & Managing Principal

Christopher Mulligan
TalentKeepers
CEO

Jeff Nischwitz
The Nischwitz Group
President

Tamika Nordstrom
Taylor English
Partner

Meera Oliva
Gradifi, Inc.
Chief Marketing Officer

Rob Prinzo
The Prinzo Group
Founder and Principal Consultant

Kevin Richardson
SHRM-SCP, SPHR, GPHR
Enable Coaching and Consulting LLC
Principal

Jennifer Sandberg
Fisher Phillips LLP
Partner

Carrie Schonberg
Ashton Woods
Chief Marketing Officer

Phillip Shepherd
Ogletree Deakins
Associate

Warren Shiver
Symmetrics Group
Founder and Managing Partner 

Matthew Simpson
Fisher & Phillips LLP
Partner

Todd Stanton
Stanton Law, LLC
Principal

Terri Stewart
Fisher & Phillips LLP
Partner

Malika Terry, MBA, CCP
UPS
Director of Global Total Rewards Strategy

Matthew Urbizo
Cherry Bekaert Benefits Consulting
Audit Senior Manager

Caitlin Weaver
SunTrust Banks, Inc.
Group Vice President, Financial Well-Being

Erin Wolf
Coles College of Business
Executive Director, Women’s Leadership Center