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2018 Annual NWLA SHRM Conference

-Gaining the Edge-

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Our Keynote Speakers

Joe Urbanski

Total Solutions Group

Joe Urbanski is the COO and Org Culture Strategist with the Total Solutions Group (TSG), a global strategic consulting and results-based training organization committed to driving the results that are Really Most Important™ in your culture, strategy, and capability.

 When it comes to empowering people and organizations, this goes way beyond motivational speaking. For nearly two decades, Joe has honed his dynamic consulting and electrifying facilitation style performing for as many as 2,400 participants during full-day trainings, three-day retreats, and multi-year leadership development programs. He has delivered more than 560 onsite and online workshops for 420,000+ participants including executive leaders, corporate trainers, and everyone in between. Joe is honored to be ranked among the top 8% of speakers in the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the Association for Talent Development (ATD, formerly ASTD), as well as Training Conference.

 Back at home in South Jersey, Joe is committed to being a Trophy Husband (as nominated by his wife) and the Best Dad In The Galaxy (as designated by his two kids), doing all of the things with them that Mommy doesn’t want to see.



Amy O'Pry Massey 

O'Pry consulting | TR Training Solutions

Amy O’Pry Massey is the owner of O’Pry Consulting, Public Relations and Business Development. Amy has taught for TR Training Solutions for many years,  and specializes in the area of Communications, Teamwork, and Productivity.  TR Training Solutions, LLC is a grant writer for the Louisiana Workforce Commission’s Incumbent Worker Training Program.  This program provides free employee training dollars to Louisiana businesses.  TR Training Solutions offers courses in a variety of areas including Human Resources, on-site Microsoft Office, Communications, Health and Wellness, Leadership, and more!  


Matthew Jones

Author | Speaker

HR is a Marathon -How to Stay Motivated as a HR Professional

 Matt's Keynote, "HR is a Marathon” will inspire and empower HR Professionals to drive business success through conversation. From Matt’s story of overcoming insurmountable odds your HR members will walk away empowered to put into action the strategies Matt shares. From his own experience going from a three-time cancer conqueror, completing seven marathons on seven continents, and after relearning how to walk, Matt will share strategies with your members so that they can learn to stay motivated as a HR Professional. 




uBuilding a strategic plan that is relevant, compelling, sustainableu

uReigniting One’s Passion and Purpose as a HR professional u

How to Stop Stress before it Stops Youu

uEssentials of Communicationu


Thank you to our Sponsors and Vendors!

Gold Sponsors

Arthur J. Gallagher 

Silver Sponsors

Ultimate Software 

Margaritaville Resort Casino

Bronze Sponsors

Barksdale Federal Credit Union


Kean Miller  

Jean Simpson 

Pelican Training & Consulting  

Christus Health System 

HR Strategic Planner Vendors

Pelican Credit Union 

Southland Printing 


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SHRM Foundation

Goal: $3,676.00
Collected: $883.00
Goal for NWLA SHRM contributions to the SHRM Foundation
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