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Rochester - HR Executive of the Year & Rising Star Awards Luncheon

  • 2 Aug 2023
  • 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM (EDT)
  • Monroe Golf Club, 155 Golf Avenue. Pittsford, NY 14534
  • 24


  • In order to reserve 8 Tickets you must input Guest information for all 8 attendees at time of purchase

The NHRA Rochester Affiliate is proud to present our 10th annual HR Executive of the Year Awards. This signature event hosted by the National Human Resources Association (NHRA) - Rochester Affiliate has recognized some of the best and brightest in the field of HR in our local community.

This prestigious award will distinguish and honor HR professionals who:

  • Are innovative and consistently prepare their organizations for the future.
  • Make significant contributions and impact their organizations and the HR community.
  • Demonstrate leadership and operational excellence.
  • Inspire others to excel.

This year's honorees include:

  • Barbara Poling, Chief Human Resources Officer, Catholic Charities
  • Kara Martin, Director, Human Resources, REDCOM Laboratories, Inc.
  • Karen Marsh, Vice President, Human Resources, Adaptec Solutions
  • Renee Swan, Vice President, Human Resources - Communications Systems, L3Harris Technologies
  • Sue MacDonald, Senior Director of Human Resources, Rochester Museum & Science Center
  • Tashanda Thomas, Chief Human Resources Officer, WXXI Public Media

We are also excited to announce honorees for our 4th annual Rising Star Awards. Designed to recognize the contributions of emerging leaders in the field of HR, we are excited to honor these rising stars in the HR community:

  • Ciera Caldwell, Director, People & Culture, GreenSpark Solar
  • Nicole DiCesare, Vice President of Human Resources, Aboldco
  • Mark Mancuso, Human Resources Manager, Greater Rochester Habitat for Humanity
  • Morgan Brooks, Benefits Manager, Conifer Realty
  • Nicole Lodato, Guest & Institutional Services Coordinator, The Strong Museum of Play
We hope that you are able to join us as we honor the best our community has to offer in the field of HR. 

    Ticket prices:

    • $75 for Individual Tickets
    • $550 for Table Reservation (8 Tickets Total)

      A special thanks to our current sponsors! 








      Interested in hearing more about sponsorship opportunities? Reach out to Angela Ruta (angela_ruta@ajg.com) or Gina Sullivan (gsullivan@mindex.com) for more information on cost, packages, and availability. 

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