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S.C. Chamber Announces H.R. Professional Of The Year

May 16, 2016

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The State Chamber is proud to announce the South Carolina H.R. Professional of the Year, Sharon Sellers, President of SLS Consulting, LLC, who was named at our 2016 H.R. Conference in Hilton Head. The Award for Professional Excellence in Human Resources Management, sponsored by Ogletree Deakins, recognizes creative approaches and consistently high performance that benefits the individual’s company or organization and the business and professional community. This annual award is a joint venture of the State Chamber of Commerce and the South Carolina State Council/Society for Human Resource Management. The Presenting Sponsor of the conference was Jackson Lewis P.C. State Chamber President, Ted Pitts, released the following statement congratulating Ms. Sellers:

“A strong Human Resources component is critical to any successful business organization and we were proud to honor those who excel in this field at the 26th Annual H.R. Conference in Hilton Head. We congratulate all those who were chosen as finalists and we are especially pleased to name Ms. Sharon Sellers South Carolina’s H.R. Professional of the year.  Not only is Ms. Sellers an accomplished H.R Professional, but she is an entrepreneur as well, founding SLS Solutions, which is based in South Carolina, but operates internationally. We look forward to Ms. Sellers continued contributions to South Carolina’s H.R. industry and we congratulate her on this award.”

Sharon Sellers,
SPHR, GPHR, SHRM-SCP, President, SLS Consulting, LLC

Sharon Sellers has thirty years’ experience as a senior Human Resources generalist. As an HR executive, she directed the HR functions for corporations covering the medical, manufacturing, government contracting and service industries. Through her consulting firm, her clients range from local start-up companies to global enterprises in all major industries. SLS serves clients in the United States, the European Union, Asia and the United Kingdom. She holds the certifications of SHRM-Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP), Senior Professional in HR (SPHR), and Global Professional in HR (GPHR). Her specialties include performing HR assessments and compliance audits, conducting employee surveys, performing supervisory training, anti-harassment (including sexual harassment) training, compensation management, and assisting start-ups with establishing U.S. -compliant policies and procedures, providing HR outsourcing consultants to small and foreign-owned U.S. companies. Sharon is active in the Society of HR Management (SHRM) and is a member of the 2016 SHRM Membership Advisory Council (MAC).  She was the 2014-2015 Director of the South Carolina SHRM State Council and the 2010-2011 President of Tri-County HR Management Association (TCHRMA), the Charleston, SC area SHRM chapter. She holds a B.S. in Psychology and a M.A. in Management.


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