Leadership Memphis

HR Expert to Headline 2022 Leadership Memphis Awards Luncheon

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – February 15, 2022 – Leadership Memphis announced Johnny Taylor, CEO of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), will be the Keynote Speaker of the 2022 Leadership Awards Luncheon. The March 11 virtual luncheon will honor the 2022 Change Makers along with the 2022 Leadership Memphis Awards winners and is free to anyone who wants to attend virtually. Those interested can RSVP and learn more on the Leadership Memphis website at this link: https://leadershipmemphis.org/events/leadership-awards-luncheon-2022/.

“We are thrilled to have the CEO of SHRM, Johnny Taylor as our keynote speaker for the Leadership Memphis Awards this year. Johnny is an exemplary leader with more than 20 years experience in Human Resources so we know he will offer some great insight into how businesses have shifted operations and how companies are handling that with their internal stakeholders,” said Reggie Crenshaw, President and CEO of Leadership Memphis and Volunteer Memphis.

Taylor will be speaking about resetting with your workplace team and employees during the COVID-19 pandemic. As CEO of SHRM, Taylor oversees an organization with 300,000 members across 165 countries and is charged with being a global leader on the future of employment, leadership, and workplace culture. In addition to his professional work, Taylor also authors the weekly, “Ask HR” column for USA Today.

The Leadership Awards Luncheon will honor some of the Mid-South’s most impactful leaders during a virtual ceremony Friday, March 11 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Leadership Memphis will award the Kate Gooch Leader of the Year, Distinguished Alumni of the Year, Community Champion, and recognize the 2022 Change Makers during the ceremony.

The event is free and open to anyone who would like to attend. Those interested just need to RSVP on the Leadership Memphis website at leadershipmemphis.org.









Leadership Memphis announced Johnny Taylor, CEO of the Society for Human Resource Management, will be the Keynote Speaker for their 2022 Leadership Awards Luncheon.






About Leadership Memphis:

Leadership Memphis is a non-profit, community leadership development organization. Its mission is to prepare and mobilize leaders to work together for the good of the whole community. Originally founded in 1979 as The Memphis Institute of Public Responsibility, Leadership Memphis has graduated more than 3,900 leaders from its programs. For more information, please visit LeadershipMemphis.org.

About Volunteer Memphis:

Volunteer Memphis builds capacity for effective volunteering and connecting people with opportunities to serve throughout Memphis and Shelby County. The organization helps individuals, families, corporate teams, and community groups strengthen Memphis and the Mid-South through service at more than 300 nonprofit organizations and schools. Our volunteers are at work every day of the year, tutoring and mentoring children, helping individuals and families make pathways out of poverty, improving our Memphis and Shelby County environment, and more. Volunteer Memphis is an affiliate of the Hands-On Network, an association of 250 volunteer service organizations across 16 countries and an action Initiative of Leadership Memphis. For more information, please visit VolunteerMemphis.org.


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