Message From the President
Greetings to All,

Lots to look forward to this year. What' your focus?

What a sweet deal for February to get such a value in the Annual Legal Update from your membership. I hope that you enjoy the sessions, as there are a lot of great options for everyone. Read more...
Member Spotlight on Danielle Schroeder
Contributed by Maggie Peterson, SPHR, Newsletter Chair

I've recently had the pleasure of interviewing Danielle Schroeder, Vice President of Human Resources at W.R. Berkley Corporation. She is also the chapter's new Vice President of Communications. Read more...
Business Partner Spotlight - MT & Associates, LLC
Shelly Tisius is the owner of MT & Associates, a leading provider of sign-language interpretation services to businesses in the St. Louis Area. She is a proud military wife and Mom and has been a member of SHRM since 2017. Currently, she volunteers on the SHRM STL Programs Committee and has also contributed to the newsletter and Diversity Committee. Read more...
Mindfulness Improves Productivity at Work
Contributed by Larry Weinberg, Account Career Consultants

For anybody who works in potentially stressful roles, it is important for the mental and physical health of your team that they have coping mechanisms to mitigate their stress. Mindfulness and meditation techniques that not only reduce stress, but also increase focus and productivity. Read more...
February 19th Annual Legal Update
It's that time of year again - the annual SHRM St. Louis Legal Update event is here! Join us for lunch and our keynote panel presentation, followed by breakout sessions and roundtable discussion. We will follow the same format as last year with the option to choose which topic discussions you want to attend. You will have three different timeslots to choose which breakout sessions and/or roundtable discussions you want to participate in. Click here for more information and to register.
February 25th Webinar - "A Practical Guide to Designing a Compensation Program"
A Practical Guide to Designing a Compensation Program is a very concise presentation to enable the participant to return to their workplace with a workable strategy for creating or revamping their existing compensation program. Save hundreds or even thousands of dollars that consultants would expect to receive and learn how to make your organization's program competitive within the marketplace. Click here for more information and to register.
2020 SHRM Certification Exam Prep Study Course
SHRM St. Louis is excited to continue the SHRM Certification exam preparatory course. Our professional instructor will cover the three domains and modules covered in the SHRM HR competency course, and there will be opportunity for valuable learning through peer discussion. The intensive sessions begin Tuesday, March 3, 2020. Click here for more information and to register.
Disability & Veteran Vendor Fair - April 1, 2020
The St. Louis Industry Liaison Group has joined with the St. Louis Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) to bring you the 6th Annual Vendor Fair on April 1st from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Click here for more information.
Welcome to Our New Members!
We would like to officially welcome our newest members! We hope to see you at our upcoming meetings! View new members here.
Help SHRM-STL by Joining Team Empower
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SHRM St. Louis Named Top 25 Fundraising Chapter!
We are pleased to announce that SHRM of Greater St. Louis was one of the SHRM Foundation's Top 25 Fundraising Chapters in 2019 coming in at #15!
Message From the Editor - Maggie Peterson, SPHR
The newsletter is looking for bright, motivated professionals to write informational articles for the newsletter. If you have special expertise in the areas above (or others) and would like the chance to showcase that please email me at or call me at (314) 243-1517. Also, if there is someone you think would write a great article...just let me know why and send me their contact information. I'll reach out and see if they are interested.
Do you have any fun, amusing, shocking March Madness stories?
We are looking for stories from the HR trenches. Get touch and let's see if it's a good fit. Is there a topic you would like to hear more about? Share that as well. Contact Maggie Peterson, SPHR at or (314) 243-1517.
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