Board of Directors

Miami Valley Human Resource Association

Board Members

Assistant Treasurer
Brittney Lunsford
Brittney Lunsford
Learning & Development Coordinator
Dayton Children's Hospital
One Children's Plaza
Dayton Ohio 45404
P: (937) 641-4349

Brittney Lunsford

Brittney Lunsford
Assistant Secretary
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Assistant Membership Director
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Certification Committee Chair
Kathryn Phillips , PHR, SHRM-CP
Kay Phillips, PHR, SHRM-CP
HR Practitioner & Founder
KG Phillips Consulting
3835 Maple Grove Lane
P: (937) 266-3243

Kathryn Phillips , PHR, SHRM-CP

Kathryn Phillips , PHR, SHRM-CP

Hi, I am Kay Phillips, a seasoned HR professional with 25+ years experience in multiple areas of HR. I have had the pleasure of working in government, non-profit, and for-profit arenas. I recently launched a consulting venture, KG Phillips Consulting, to share my expertise with non-profits and small businesses. Currently, I am serving on the Boards for two local non-profits - Homefull and Brigid's Path. For the past two years I have been serving as the MVHRA Certification Committee Chair and look forward to assisting others in their certification and recertification pursuits. I look forward to meeting fellow HR professionals and MVHRA members.  

Certification Committee - Assistant Chair
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College Relations Committee Chair
Betsy Brown , SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Betsy Brown, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Sr. Consultant
Right Management
5011 Alpine Rose Ct.
Dayton Ohio 45458
P: (937) 429-9225

Betsy Brown , SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Betsy Brown , SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Betsy Brown is a Consultant with Right Management, a global career transition and talent management consulting firm. Her focus is working with employees who find themselves in job transition as a result of being impacted by company downsizing and change. Prior to joining Right Management, she was a Director of Human Resources and HR Business Partner with the Reynolds and Reynolds Company for human resources strategy, organizational development, change management, HR projects, and policy and processes.

In her distinguished career, Betsy has had a broad range of responsibilities. These include partnering with business leaders and providing consultative services to achieve organizational effectiveness and implement key development initiatives. She has in-depth experience in executive coaching, project and change management, process improvement, talent and performance management, associate relations and compensation.

Betsy is and active volunteer in her community and has served on many education and nonprofit boards. She has an MS in Personnel Counseling and a BS in Rehabilitation Education from Wright State University. She holds the designation of Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP).  She is certified in multiple training delivery systems and leadership assessment tools. Betsy is adjunct faculty for the Raj Soin College of Business at Wright State and teaches courses in Human Resources.  

 

College Relations Committee - Assistant Chair
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Diversity and Inclusion Committee Chair
Simone Stone
Simone Stone
JFS Career Advisor/Employment Consultant
Montgomery County Development Services.
1111 S. Edwin C. Moses Blvd
Dayton OH 45422
P: (937) 225-5433

Simone Stone

Simone Stone

 Simone Stone is a Career Advisor/Employment Consultant within the Workforce Development Division, at Ohio Means Jobs Montgomery County. She has been a part the Workforce team since August 2005, and a part of the Project HIRE On the Job Training Program since 2010. Simone's expertise is working with local employers, helping them with recruiting, on boarding, and various training/development needs. Simone is also an Adjunct Instructor with Sinclair CC, where she teaches students how to be successful in the Students Success course.

Simone has a BA Degree in HR & Industrial Relations from the University of Cincinnati, a MA Degree in Organizational Management & HR from Ashford University, and holds several professional certifications in job development, Adjunct Instruction, and most recently, Certified Life Coach 

Diversity and Inclusion Committee - Ass't Chair
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Governmental Affairs Committee Chair
Jeffrey A. Mullins
Jeffrey Mullins
Attorney
Taft Stettinius Hollister LLP
40 North Main Street Suite 1700
Dayton OH 45423
P: (937) 228-2838

Jeffrey A. Mullins

Jeffrey A. Mullins

JEFFREY A. MULLINS is a the Partner-in-Charge of the Dayton office of Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP. He received his undergraduate degree, graduating magna cum laude, from the University of Dayton and law degree, graduating summa cum laude, from the University of Dayton School of Law. Mr. Mullins practices in the areas of health care and labor and employment law. He is a member of the Dayton and Ohio Bar Associations, American Health Lawyers Association, Associated Builders and Contractors and the Society for Human Resource Management. Mr. Mullins serves as president of the Miami Valley Human Resource Association and is a board member of the Catholic Social Services and Culture Works. He also serves as treasurer for the Voluntary Protection Program Association for Construction and as trustee for the Ohio Valley Construction Education Foundation.

Practices: Construction, Health and Life Sciences, Labor and Employment, Public Law, Workplace Safety and Health.
Bar/Court Admissions: State - Ohio.
Year First Admitted to Practice Law: 1990.
Education: University of Dayton School of Law (1990), University of Dayton (1986).
Professional Affiliations / Recognitions: American Health Lawyers Association, Associated Builders and Contractors, Best Lawyers in America, Dayton Bar Association, Ohio State Bar Association, Ohio Super Lawyers, Society for Human Resource Management.
Community Involvement: Miami Valley Human Resource Association.

Governmental Affairs Committee - Assistant Chair
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Job Opportunities - Resumes Committee Chair
Jamie Coble , PHR
Jamie Coble, PHR
Manager, Human Resources - Benefits
CareSource
230 N. Main St.

Jamie Coble , PHR

Jamie Coble , PHR

Undergraduate degree in Human Resources from Wright State University - 2002
Masters degree in Organizational Leadership/Human Resources from Ashford University - 2010
Currently employed with CareSource located in downtown Dayton.
CareSource is a leading non-profit public sector managed care company based in Dayton, Ohio.

Positions previously held:
HR Coordinator/Representative – SpeedwaySuperamerica
HR Service Manager/ Benefits and Compensation Manager – WorkflowOne

Hobbies: Exercising, Reading, and Spending Time with Family

Job Opportunities - Resume Comm. - Ass't Chair
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Marketing Committee Chair
Kristen Klimowicz
Kristen Klimowicz
HR Coordinator
VARtek
4770 Hempstead Station Dr
Kettering Ohio 45429
P: (937) 438-3550

Kristen Klimowicz

Kristen Klimowicz

Kristen is an HR Coordinator at VARtek Services. Kristen's major responsibilities include on boarding, screening candidates, and recruiting. Kristen graduated from Wright State University with a Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership with a minor in Management. In January of 2017 Kristen obtained her aPHR certification.

Marketing Committee - Assistant Committee Chair
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Membership Engagement
Barbara Phillips , PHR, SHRM-CP
Barbara Phillips, PHR, SHRM-CP
Human Resources Officer
Greene County Public Library
76 E Market St, PO Box 520
Xenia Ohio 45385
P: (937) 736-7056

Barbara Phillips , PHR, SHRM-CP

Barbara Phillips , PHR, SHRM-CP
Networking - Community Relations Committee Chair
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Networking & Community Rel. Comm-Ass't Chair
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Newsletter Committee Chair
Amy Mitchell
Amy Mitchell
Atorney
Auman, Mahan Furry
110 N Main Street, Suite 1000
Dayton Oh 45402
P: (937) 223-6003

Amy Mitchell

Amy Mitchell
Newsletter Committee - Assistant Chair
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Past Presidents Committee Chair
Tom Weissbrod , PHR
Tom Weissbrod, PHR
CEO
The Weissbrod Group, LLC
P.O. Box 134
Troy Oh 45373
P: (937) 216-0075

Tom Weissbrod , PHR

Tom Weissbrod , PHR
MVHRA - SHRM Foundation Committee Chair
Jefferson Alcott , PHR
Jefferson Alcott, PHR
Human Resources Manager
Catholic Social Services of the Miami valley
922 West Riverview Avenue
P: (937) 223-7217

Jefferson Alcott , PHR

Jefferson Alcott , PHR

Jefferson brings to the Miami Valley Human Resource Association over 18 years of Training and Development, and Human Resources experience.  He is also certified as a Professional in Human Resources Management (PHR) by the Society of Human Resources (SHRM) and the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI).  Most recently, Jefferson has served MVHRA as the Chair for the SHRM Foundation Committee.

MVHRA - SHRM Found. Comm. - Ass't Chair
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SHAPE Committee Chair
LaTonia J. McCane , CEBS, SHRM-CP, PHR
LaTonia McCane, CEBS, SHRM-CP, PHR
Human Resource Manager
The Dayton Foundation
40 N. Main Street, Ste 500
Dayton OH 45423
P: (937) 225-9963

LaTonia J. McCane , CEBS, SHRM-CP, PHR

LaTonia J. McCane , CEBS, SHRM-CP, PHR

LaTonia is currently employed with The Dayton Foundation as a Human Resources Specialist. In this role, she carries out all human resources and administration activities. She has developed a solid HR background during her career having 10 years of experience in corporate retail and over 17 years in the Human Resources profession. Prior to joining the Foundation, LaTonia worked for Target Corporation as the Market Team Relations Leader. While at Target she wore many hats, from leading all staffing processes and administering compensation programs to conducting training seminars and ensuring employee satisfaction.

LaTonia received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Resource Management from Ball State University and holds a Master's Degree in Management from Antioch University Midwest. She is PHR certified and an active member of SHRM.

Technology Chair
Shanda Brown , MSA/SPHR/SHRMCP
Shanda Brown, MSA/SPHR/SHRMCP
Manager - Human Resources
Rittal Corp
1 Rittal Place
Urbana OH 43078
P: (937) 543-1061

Shanda Brown , MSA/SPHR/SHRMCP

Shanda Brown , MSA/SPHR/SHRMCP

Shanda Brown, MSA, SPHR, SHRM-CP

Shanda is currently the Manager - Human Resources with Rittal Corp in Urbana, Ohio.  She is a team-oriented and process focused HR Professional with more than 20 years of progressive HR experience developed while servicing a wide range of business industries including manufacturing, government contract, printing and technology.

Shanda also works as an HR Consultant serving as in-house counsel for smaller companies unable to sustain a full-time staff member.  She partners with business owners to ensure HR strategies supported their overall business goals.  She has expertise in employee relations, team building, process development, recruiting and HRIS optimization.

She possesses the ability to motivate team members to realize potential and exceed expectations.  Her management style promotes candor, builds trust, and empowers employees resulting in increased commitment, team spirit and morale.

Shanda has a results-oriented style mixed with compassion for employees which allows a needed focus on understanding and respecting individual perspectives of clients and their employees. She is a strategic thinker who is able to see both the big picture and the intricate details of the situation at hand.

Shanda obtained her PHR certification in December 2004.  She completed her Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources and Computer Science in December 2004, as well.  Shanda completed her Master's of Science in Administration focusing on Human Resource Administration through Central Michigan University in May 2011. In February 2015, she obtained her SHRM-CP certification.  Most recently, Shanda received her SPHR certification in January 2017.

Shanda currently serves as the Technology committee chair and works on HR & compensation projects as they arise.

Technology Committee - Assistant Chair
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Workforce Readiness
Joanie Krein
Joanie Krein
VP-Market Manager
Manpower
3075 Governor's Place Blvd.
Kettering OH 45409
P: (937) 293-0185

Joanie Krein

Joanie Krein
Workforce Readiness Committee - Ass't Chair
Stan Adams
Stan Adams
2230 S Patterson Blvd
Kettering Ohio 45409
P: (937) 221-9552

Stan Adams

Stan Adams

Stan's expertise has developed through many years of hands-on work in a wide range of manufacturing, distribution, technology and service industries.  He takes pride in providing his constituency with a competitive edge through HR initiatives such as employee relations, organizational and leadership development, executive coaching, talent management, recruiting and retention, compensation and career path programs, training, HR auditing, and developing employee handbooks and job descriptions.  He also has extensive experience conducting workplace investigations and facilitates resolutions for a wide range of issues that confront the business world.

Stan earned a BA in History from McPherson College and an MS in Business and Industrial Counseling from Wright State University, and is certified by HRCI as a Senior Professional in Human Resources.  He has served in leadership positions for both small and large corporations throughout the Miami Valley for over 20 years. 

The transition to semi-retirement has not afforded much leisure time as Stan currently serves as an HR Business Partner for a small manufacturing company, stays active with a variety of charitable groups and serves on committees of two professional organizations.    

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