68th Annual Human Resources Management Conference

Driving Change: Shifting HR Perspectives and Shaping Strategy

Thursday, October 27, 2022 

Time Session
7:45am – 8:45am

Registration, Breakfast, Exhibitor Showcase

8:45am – 9:00am

Welcome and Announcements

9:00am – 10:30am

Opening Keynote 

Don’t Leave Your Sailboat in the Driveway!

(Team-Building, Morale Building, and Workplace Culture)

Anthony D. Sparks
Training and OD Manager, Jefferson County Commission

10:30am – 11:00am

Break and Exhibitor Showcase

11:00am – 12:00pm Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: The Impact on Workplace Culture

Montiqua Mathers
People First Consulting

Graceful Accountability

Jillian Miles Massey
Horizon Point Consulting

Investigation of Work Complaints: Best Practices

Matthew T. Scully
Burr & Forman LLP

12:00pm – 1:00pm

Lunch Keynote 

360 Employment

Michele Coley
Allstate Insurance Company

1:00pm – 2:00pm Financial Wellness: Understanding Credit & Preventing Identity Theft

Chance Hallmark
America’s First Federal Credit Union

Look Ahead! The Rearview Mirror is Smaller than the Windshield: Building Resilience for Life’s Journey

Ashley Wheeler
Hunt Refining Co.

Data-Driven Decision Making: Optimizing Talent for Building High-Performing Teams

Kinsey Diegan
Marvel HR 

2:00pm – 2:30pm

Break and Exhibitor Showcase

2:30pm –4:00pm

Afternoon Keynote 

HR’s Role in Driving Growth and Innovation

Dr. Theresa Welbourne
The University of Alabama

4:00pm – 6:00pm

Networking Reception
Entertainment District: HR After Hours


Friday, October 28, 2022 

Time Session
8:00am – 9:00am

Breakfast and Exhibitor Showcase

9:00am – 10:30am Legal Update

Brock Phillips
Maynard, Cooper & Gale, LLP 

10:30am – 11:00am

Break and Exhibitor Showcase

11:00am – 12:00pm Facilitation Skills:

Come for the Training, Stay for the Learning

Lance Lieb
Wells Fargo 

Make You NEW: Identifying the Six Causes of Burnout and How to Build Your Resiliency

Andrea Lewis
Human Capital Services, LLC


The Good, The Bad, The Ugly: Ethics for HR

Susan Hale
Solution Point LLC

12:00pm – 1:15pm

Lunch Keynote 

How to Build Better Bosses

Mack Munro
Boss Builders

1:15pm – 1:30pm

Break and Exhibitor Showcase

1:30pm – 2:30pm Data Privacy and Cybersecurity for HR

Lauren Morina
Maynard Cooper & Gale, LLP

The Importance of Life/Work Balance for Health, Job Satisfaction & Productivity

Lisa Hammett
Lisa Hammett Success Coaching

Turning the Great Resignation into the Great Re-engagement

Cierra Belser
Excelsior Staffing

2:30pm – 2:45pm

Break and Exhibitor Showcase

2:45pm – 3:45pm Simple Solutions for Managing HR Processes

Susan Hale
Solution Point LLC 

HR Matters:  Creating a Culture that Attracts and Retains Great Talent

Lisa Blackmon
Lifechangers International

License to Operate and OSHA Recordkeeping

Matt Hollub
UA Safe State

3:45pm – 4:00pm

Conference Finale