MVHRA Executive Committee

Miami Valley Human Resource Association

Executive Committee

President
Matthew Bakota
Matt Bakota
Attorney
Auman Mahan + Furry
P: (937) 223-6003

Matthew Bakota

Matthew Bakota
President - Elect
Joyce Whitaker , SHRM-CP
Joyce Whitaker, SHRM-CP
Human Resource Consultant
PCB Solutions
3911 Saddleridge Circle
Dayton OH 45424
P: (937) 602-1659

Joyce Whitaker , SHRM-CP

Joyce Whitaker , SHRM-CP

Joyce has been a results-driven HR professional since 2001 with experience creating innovative business solutions and HR initiatives that promote employee and company growth. 

 

Proven success managing multi-site operations and establishing HR policies, procedures, and programs that align with organizational objectives. She is currently a manager partner at PC Brands Solutions. Her concentration with the organization is HR Consulting. 

 

Joyce has a diverse industry background in event production, security, retail, research and non-profit. 

 

Recognized as an consummate employee relations advocate, her strengths include employee relations, recruitment, training and development, payroll, HRIS, benefits administration, acquisition integration, and succession planning.

 

As a lay servant for MVHRA, she is a member of the Executive Committee as the Membership Director and held a previous committee position as the Diversity & Inclusion Co Chair. 

Joyce is a former Board Member for Big Brothers & Big Sister Greater Dayton and HR Committee member for MVHO.

 

Joyce earned a BS degree from Wright State University and Professional In HR Certifications from SHRM and HRCI.

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Vice President Programming
Darla Cade
Darla Cade
Chief HR Officer
Germane Solutions
9039 Springboro Pike
Dayton OH 45342
P: (937) 478-2222

Darla Cade

Darla Cade

Darla Cade has been in the HR realm over 25 years specializing in compliance and benefit management.  She is currently CHRO for Germane Solutions, a niche healthcare consulting firm.  Darla graduated from Wright State University and holds her PHR certification, as well as being state-licensed in Life and Health.  In addition to serving on various MVHRA committees, she’s an active member of SHRM and the ERA.

Treasurer
Kathleen Carlson , CFA
Kathleen Carlson, CFA
Vice President-Financial Advisor
CAPTRUST
7812 McEwen Road
Dayton OH 45459
P: (937) 223-0600

Kathleen Carlson , CFA

Kathleen Carlson , CFA

Kathleen joined CAPTRUST in 2015 as vice president, financial advisor with the firm’s merger with Parker Carlson & Johnson. Built on her foundational experience in investment research and portfolio management, she provides retirement plan advisory services to corporate fiduciaries as well as comprehensive wealth management services to high-net-worth families.

Kathleen was a founder and the managing partner of Parker Carlson & Johnson where she served as the Chief Compliance Officer. In addition, Kathleen was responsible for strategic planning, business operations, and was a member of the investment strategy team. She spearheaded the effort to implement the transition strategy that led to its successful merger with CAPTRUST.

Kathleen received a B.S. in finance and economics from the University of Dayton and an MBA from Wright State University. She is also a Chartered Financial Analyst. She enjoys serving the community through her volunteer involvement on several nonprofit boards, most recently with Premier Health Partners and The Salvation Army.

Membership Director
Joanie Krein , SHRM-SCP
Joanie Krein, SHRM-SCP
VP-Market Manager
Manpower
3075 Governor's Place Blvd.
Kettering OH 45409
P: (937) 293-0185

Joanie Krein , SHRM-SCP

Joanie Krein , SHRM-SCP

Joanie Krein has been in workforce development for 20 years in the Dayton area.  She currently serves as the Membership Chair and previously served as the Workforce Readiness Chair.  She is a University of Dayton graduate from the class of ‘96.  She is the Vice President – Market Manager for six Manpower offices in Ohio and Kentucky.  

Secretary
Kim McClure , SHRM-CP
Kim McClure, SHRM-CP
Human Resources Manager
Southwest Ohio ENT Specialists, Inc
1222 S. Patterson Blvd. Suite 400
Dayton Ohio 45402
P: (937) 496-2620

Kim McClure , SHRM-CP

Kim McClure , SHRM-CP

Kimberly is currently employed with Southwest Ohio ENT Specialists, Inc. as their Human Resources Manager. She has been in the Human Resources profession for over 10 years working within the manufacturing and healthcare industries.  Kimberly brings a wealth of knowledge within human resources including employee relations, performance management, HRIS, recruitment, compensation, benefits and employee engagement.

Kimberly received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Resource Management from Wright State University. She has her SHRM-CP and is an active member of SHRM.

Immediate Past President
Cecilia Vocke , SHRM-SCP
Cecilia Vocke, SHRM-SCP
Senior Director Human Resources
DOCS
9349 Waterstone Blvd
Cincinnati OH 45249
P: (937) 903-3205

Cecilia Vocke , SHRM-SCP

Cecilia Vocke , SHRM-SCP

 Cecilia has been in the human resources profession since 1989 and is currently with Dermatologists of Central States (DOCS).  She has diverse industry experience in healthcare, global food products, manufacturing and automotive.  Cecilia is recognized for successful coaching and mentoring.  She has experience managing all aspects of human resources including employee relations, management development, training, recruitment, compensation and benefits. 

She is on the Board of Trustees of the Breast Wishes Foundation.

Cecilia has a BA and MS from Wright State University.  She has her SPHR certification as well as SHRM-SCP.

 

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