West Selected To Attend, Present At National SHRM Volunteer Leaders’ Summit

Rea & Associates’ Senior Human Resources Manager Tapped To Speak At Special Event

New Philadelphia, Ohio – Rea & Associates, Inc., a regional accounting and business consulting firm, announces that Renee West, SHRM-SCP, PHR, Rea’s senior human resources manager, was selected to present on Workforce Readiness issues within the state at the 2018 National SHRM Volunteer Leaders’ Summit in Washington, D.C. from Nov. 15 to 17.

The SHRM Volunteer Leaders’ Summit is an event designed to strengthen and expand human resources professionals’ knowledge and skills required to be a relevant force in the profession. During the sessions, attendees networked with their peers and worked on strategies to advance the HR field and come together to chart the course for the future of the profession. An additional part of the sessions was meeting with the members of the Senate and House of Representatives to provide a voice regarding national employment regulations and potential tax reform updates.

“It was a great honor to be one of only 50 State SHRM Workforce Readiness Directors selected to attend the event and present on Workforce Readiness issues,” said Renee West. “Being able to come together with other HR professionals and expand my skillset was a great opportunity and I’m looking forward to bringing back my expanded knowledge and put it into practice at Rea.”

West earned her bachelor’s degree in business management from Kent State University and has more than 20 years of experience in the HR industry. She resides in Dover.