About HRACO

About HRACO

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With a proud history that goes back to 1944, the Human Resource Association of Central Ohio (HRACO) (SHRM Chapter #14) is proud to serve HR professionals, small business owners, and managers throughout central Ohio. HRACO is a non-profit chartered chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

We are here to promote HR best practices, inform members of current trends and legislation in HR subject matter, and encourage responsible leadership through community outreach activities. Join us and share best practices, receive policy advice, attend professional development workshops, and attend monthly meetings to network with other HR professionals.

Our Mission

The Human Resources Association of Central Ohio will Lead, Educate and Inspire HR Excellence within the Central Ohio community.

Our Vision

Promote and Elevate Human Resources.

Our 2022 Board of Directors

The governing body of the Association is a volunteer Board of Directors whose duties are outlined in the Association’s constitution. Board members are elected annually by the membership. Board-appointed officers assist the Board of Directors in conducting the Association’s business and programs. The Chapter Management Professional serves in a part-time capacity managing the Association’s day-to-day operations.

President

Brittany Marcellino

SHRM-SCP, PHR
Human Resources Manager
Axia Consulting
866-937-5550 x277
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President Elect

Bradley Beer

Resources Director
Germain of Columbus
614-383-4131
Email Bradley
Past President

Annee Duprey

Attorney at Law
Frost Brown Todd LLC
740-310-9278
Email Annee

Secretary

Jane Magness

Training and Development Manager
BMI Federal Credit Union
773-490-9475
Email Jane

Treasurer

Sharon DeLay

President & Owner
GO-HR
614-473-0122, ext. 1
Email Sharon

VP of College Relations

Rebecca Jacobs 

Esq., SHRM-SCP

General Counsel and Director

Employers Resource Association

614-338-5114

Email Rebecca

VP of Communications

Brenton Meininger

Director of Business Development

Milestone Benefits

614-813-0854

Email Brenton

VP of Community Relations

Lauren Randall

Senior Vice President of Human Resources

Lower.com

614-859-2917

Email Lauren

VP of Diversity & Inclusion

Babiya Polk

Benefits Consultant

Aflac

614-557-9844

Email Babiya

VP of Government Affairs

Steven Tolbert

Attorney at Law
Frost Brown Todd LLC
614-559-7208
Email Steven

VP of Membership

Brad Harshaw

Partner & Director of Marketing/Business Development
Strategic Payroll Solutions
614-545-6955
Email Brad

VP of Professional Development

Tom Rubino

Partner/Consultant
ClearPath Benefit Advisors
614-857-6414
Email Tom

VP of Programming

Ankit Shah

Talent Development Supervisor 
Columbus State Community College
614-355-4320
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VP of Resource Partnerships

Matt Banks

HCM Sales Consultant
Mercer
419-559-6514
Email Matt
VP of Workforce Readiness

Emily Magill

SHRM-CP, PHR
HR Director
Zipline Logistics
614-312-5332
Email Emily
VP of Young Professional Engagement

Spencer Williams

SHRM-CP, SPHR, MBA
HR Business Partner IV
ADP
614-440-7258
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SHRM Certification Manager

Joe Rotella

SHRM-SCP, SPHR
Chief Value Officer
Delphia Consulting, LLC
614-754-4326
Email Joe
Chapter & Board Support

Celia Werner

Chapter Management Professional
614-342-0268
Email Celia

Volunteer with HRACO

The HRACO Board of Directors welcomes committee members to assist with our various initiatives. If you are interested in volunteering, please reach out and a member of our Board of Directors will follow up.

Support HRACO

HRACO is proud to support various community initiatives in the Central Ohio community. Our support is empowered by the generous support of our members and community partners. HRACO is proud to offer our Student Scholarship program and be a  presenting sponsor of the “Wonderful Workplaces for Young Professionals” in and around Columbus. We continue to leverage our resources for a meaningful impact that promotes the Human Resource profession. 

Please consider making a donation to HRACo so we can continue our community outreach, programming initiatives, and student scholarship program.  

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