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To assist you in your preparation for the PHR or SPHR exam, we have a wonderful benefit for our members; the NHRA HR Professional Certification Study Group sponsored by CBIZ.








This is a structured support system and educational setting for those members who are interested in pursuing PHR and SPHR certification. Exams can be taken any date of the year. See for more details.


What we do:
A Fall study group with twelve 2½ hour sessions including a structured review of the materials, unit tests and insights from a subject matter expert.


When we meet:
Thursday Evenings
September 10 — December 3, 2020 from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
(No class November 26, 2020)


Where we meet:
All sessions meet via Zoom. Details will be emailed closer to the first session.


The cost to participate in the study sessions is FREE to NHRA-St. Louis members, $75 for SMPHR members, and $250 for non-members.


Participants must purchase the study materials. We recommend the Human Resource Certification Preparation (HRCP) study materials. Study group members receive a reduced cost. Please contact for this information.

HRCP materials include study guides, online comprehensive practice exam, flash cards, “Preparing for the Exam” online blog, and a guarantee to pass the exam.*

*Stipulations apply. Visit for details.



The HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®) does not endorse any particular preparation program or offering. We encourage prospective certification holders to use a variety of resources that reflect their learning styles and needs. Purchasing a certification product is NOT required and HRCI does not guarantee that an individual will pass based on the purchase of a certification preparation product.

The red-and-purple HR design, HR CERTIFICATION INSTITUTE, PHR, and SPHR are trademarks of registered trademarks of Human Resource Certification Institute, Inc. in the U.S. and other countries. Used Under License.



If you would like more information relative to the study group, please contact:
Adam C. Dennis — / (314) 210-5497
Lori Saligram — / (618) 972-4649
Sarah Smith — / (314) 755-2259


In lieu of meeting in person on April 23, NHRA-STL we will be conducting a webinar on “Developing an Employee Financial Wellness Strategy”.

If you are already registered for the April 23 meeting, you will be emailed login information for the webinar (no need to re-register).  All members are welcome to sign into the webinar.  We will begin at noon and conclude by 1 p.m.  If you have not yet registered, please do so by clicking the link below and then you will be provided with the login information.

We will be applying for HRCI and SHRM credits.

Important note: To view our events and to register on our website, you must create a login.

Speaker: Tammy McAllister, Director of Workplace Solutions, Synergy Wealth Solutions

When: Thursday, April 23, 2020

Time: 12:00pm

Tammy McAllister is the Director of Workplace Solutions at Synergy Wealth Solutions, a Mass Mutual firm, where she is the firm’s Group Benefits expert specializing in Financial Wellness strategies for employers. Tammy is a results-driven executive leader with over two decades of experience in all aspects of group health and welfare benefits to include the sale, design, implementation, communication and management of comprehensive benefit programs. She has held a variety of positions in both account management and sales roles throughout her
career. Tammy prides herself on her ability to build strong relationships and has a strong reputation as being a trusted advisor.


Throughout her career, Tammy has gained extensive expertise in employee benefits consulting, with industry-leading expertise in strategic planning for mid-size and large employers that help reduce cost, improve employee satisfaction and minimize risk to enhance the financial outcomes of the organization and their employees.

Event Description 

Having a comprehensive financial wellness plan can help your employees take control of their financial lives. It can also be an effective tool for advancing your organization’s long term business success. In this session, we’ll discuss best practices in developing and implementing an employee holistic financial wellness strategy for your company that will allow you to meet the diverse needs of your employees.

Participants will:

1. Learn how employee’s financial wellness impacts the company’s bottom line
2. Learn how to develop an employee financial wellness program
3. Learn how to implement your employee financial wellness strategy

Thank you to our Sponsors: