Tampa Bay, FL –August 13, 2015 – Kelley Rexroad, SPHR, Founder and Principal Consultant of Odessa, FL based krexconsulting was named the Human Resources (HR) Consultant of the Year by HR Tampa, Suncoast HR and Sarasota Manatee Human Resources Association chapters of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the Tampa Tribune and monster.com. The inaugural award was presented at a festive dinner onboard the Starship Yacht in late July.
Rexroad received the award as recognition for her creative approaches and consistently high performance benefitting her client organizations. She stated “It was even more of an honor to be the first ever to receive this award. I’ve worked hard to keep up technically and respond to my clients with tailor made solutions so it was wonderful to be recognized for that effort by my peers in this wonderful field of work.”
The Tampa Bay HR Person of the Year Award was developed to celebrate the Human Resources industry and to recognize those in the HR profession who exemplify outstanding achievement within our local human resources community of more than 5000 professionals according to the Tampa Bay HR Person of the Year Award 2015 Committee.
The Selection Committee judged the numerous entries for all of the categories and were comprised of Senior HR executives at the area’s top organizations including Lazydays, Right Management, Ashley Global Retail, Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority (HART), AACSB International and Tampa Family Health Centers.
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About krexconsulting, Odessa, FL
Founder Kelley Rexroad, SPHR, serves as the Principal Consultant of the 11-year old firm. She has twenty-five years in the communications and human resources fields. Her prior employers included a Fortune 20 Health Care Supplier/Provider firm, a Global 50 Aerospace company and one of the world’s largest global conglomerates. Kelley learned her business sense early growing up and working in a family owned business. She earned her B.A. degree from Mary Baldwin College. Her graduate studies and further education took place at the American University and Thunderbird University. She holds the professional designation of Senior Human Resources Professional, International HR Management certification and is a certified coach. Kelley is a published author in books, columns, calendars and is a sought after speaker.
Neil Cavuto called her “the expert” on Fox Business news and Fortune named her an American Innovator. She has been featured on Sky Radio, WFLA, CBS News, Entrepreneur, Inc. Tampa Tribune, Maddux Business Report, Tampa Bay Times, HR Florida Review, New York Times, monster.com, career builder, theladders and hr.com. She is a member of several global and local organizations.
She has been recognized as a Tampa Bay Business Woman of the Year Finalist in two different categories. She is an instructor for the University of South Florida and a leadership coach for the University of Tampa. She serves as an officer on her alma mater’s Alumnae/I Board of Directors. Each year, she donates hundreds of hours of speaking, HR expertise and mentoring not for profit organizations and HR professionals. For more information go to www.krexconsulting.com.
About The HR Person of the Year Award
The Tampa Bay HR Person of the Year Award is a joint effort between the HR Tampa, SuncoastHR and Sarasota Manatee Human Resources Association chapters of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), The Tampa Tribune and monster.com.
About the Society for Human Resources Management (HRM)
Founded in 1948, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world’s largest HR membership organization devoted to human resource management. Representing more than 275,000 members in over 160 countries, the Society is the leading provider of resources to serve the needs of HR professionals and advance the professional practice of human resource management. SHRM has more than 575 affiliated chapters within the United States and subsidiary offices in China, India and United Arab Emirates.