Eric Rioux took some serious time to put together the nomination for Sharon Sellers. And as you will see in his write up – it is well-deserved! Eric writes:
Sharon Sellers has thirty years’ experience as a senior Human Resources generalist. As an HR executive, she directed the HR functions for corporations covering the medical, manufacturing, government contracting and service industries. She is the founder and president of SLS Consulting. Established in 2004, SLS clients range from local start-up companies to global enterprises in all major industries. SLS consultants assist corporations in managing their U.S. employees, with clients headquartered in the United States, the European Union, Asia and the United Kingdom. She focuses on helping clients create a positive, inclusive culture in order to promote high employee engagement and productivity. Sharon also conducts extensive supervisory, diversity & inclusion training as well as in-house investigations for clients.
Sharon is active in the Society of HR Management (SHRM) and is a member of the 2016 Membership Advisory Council (MAC). She was the 2014-2015 Director of the South Carolina SHRM State Council and the 2010-2011 President of Tri-County HR Management Association (TCHRMA), the Charleston, SC area SHRM chapter. She holds a BS in Psychology and a MA in Management. She has been quoted as a Subject Matter Expert in local and national HR articles, including the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the NY Post, the Charleston Post and Courier, and the Washington Post as well as interviewed on local television broadcasts regarding HR issues. She holds the certifications of SHRM-Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP), Senior Professional in HR (SPHR), and Global Professional in HR (GPHR). In addition to her consulting, Ms. Sellers is an adjunct instructor at Trident Technical College in Charleston, S.C. where she has taught human resources courses for ten years, including The SHRM Learning System curriculum. In June, 2015 Sharon presented testimony before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in Washington, D.C. regarding “Retaliation in the Workplace: Causes, Remedies, and Strategies for Prevention.” She has conducted several national webinars for SHRM on the topics of workforce investigations, discrimination, and training.
Sharon was named One of Charleston’s Most Influential Women in Business, CEO Division, by the Charleston Regional Business Journal in 2011. She is a member of the Advisory Board for Joint Base Charleston. In August, 2015 she was appointed to the South Carolina Domestic Violence Joint Task Force established by Governor Nikki Haley of SC. Sharon is the author of The Mimosa Tree. She uses the information from the book to conduct motivational keynote presentations at conferences and related events.
What a wonderful write up and we are SO happy and proud to broadcast this well-deserved honor. Congratulations Sharon! We’re pretty sure that we’ll continue to hear about her efforts and successes!
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