Mark Fogel

Mark Fogel – Nominated Twice for 50over50HR Mark was the first person ever nominated for the 50over50HR Award. In fact, he was nominated twice the FIRST DAY the award was open for nominations – a testament to the impact he has obviously had on those in the HR practice! That by itself means we need…

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Merry Lee Lison

Merry Lee Lison was nominated by Dr. Matthew Stollak Ph.d. Dr. Stollak himself is a great supporter of the HR function and his work with undergrads at St. Norbert College prepares the next generation of HR professionals for excellence in HR. His nomination entry included the following: Merry Lee Lison has been a long-time asset…

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LaTonya Olivier

Nominated by Franny Oxford (herself an HR leader) LaTonya Olivier has over 20 years of combined consulting and internal HR Executive experience.  She has directly worked for employers ranging from divisions of large publicly owned corporations to small entrepreneurial enterprises.  She has worked in private and public sector as well as nonprofit associations as an…

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John Kates

John Kates was nominated by Jon Thurmond.  Jon’s submission included this description of John’s contribution to HR success: John is currently the president of Virginia SHRM. He has served in various roles in Richmond SHRM throughout the years as well. John is a tireless promoter of the profession and has mentored many in his career,…

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John Jorgensen

John Jorgensen – Nominated by Mike Spinale AND Joe Smedinghoff… Mike Spinale wrote: When I heard about this award, John Jorgensen instantly came in to mind as someone who is deserving of this recognition. John is a senior, experienced HR professional who has dedicated his entire career to the profession. Even though he’s not some…

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Steve Browne

Steve Browne – Nominated by Karen Brandenburg As if there were any chance this wouldn’t happen! The intentional Steve Browne has been nominated by Karen Brandenburg. Karen’s nomination included this: The word to summarize the reason Steve should be in the 50over50HR process is “service”. Steve has spent his 25+ years in the Human Resources…

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