WMC, Ogletree Deakins Honor Human Resources Professional of the Year Award Winners

MADISON –Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (WMC) and Ogletree Deakins announced on Monday, Aug. 6 the winners for the 2018 Human Resources Professional of the Year Awards.

The awards were presented to individuals at WMC’s Policy Day in recognition of their outstanding achievement in the field of human resources and a strong record of giving back to the community and the HR profession.

“Human resources professionals are the backbone of businesses all around this state,” said Chris Reader, WMC Director of Health & Human Resources Policy. “These winners deserve considerable credit for their leadership and commitment to their employers and communities.”

Awards were presented to individuals of high moral and ethical standing who have demonstrated the value of the HR function with their organization through the implementation of best practices, organizational design and effectiveness, and alignment and accomplishment of the strategic direction of the organization.

“Ogletree Deakins is honored to be the presenting sponsor of the 2018 Human Resources Professional of the Year Awards,” said Tim Costello, Managing Shareholder of the Ogletree Deakins Milwaukee Office. “We congratulate all of the winners and nominees, and Ogletree Deakins commends them for their leadership and commitment to excellence in the HR profession.”

2018 Human Resources Professional of the Year Award Winners:

Tammy Flora, Masters Gallery Food, Inc. – Large Employer Category
Pam Korth, Apache Stainless Equipment Corporation – Medium Employer Category
Kelly Renz, Novo Group, Inc. – Small Employer Category

An independent panel of judges representing industry, employment law attorneys, HR professionals and state government reviewed applications and selected this years’ winners.

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For more information, contact:
Nick Novak (608) 258-3400