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Kelsey Geist, MBA-HRM, SHRM-CP

Vice President of HR Operations

Kelsey holds an undergraduate degree in Human Resources Management and an MBA with Human Resources Management as the concentration. She has provided outstanding tactical and practitioner HR project services for CHRS since 2008, with a focus on practices, training, documentation, safety and health, research and policy and document form development. Kelsey also has 7+ years aerospace manufacturing experience supporting the human resources, environmental control, and employee health and safety, with additional experience in restaurant and political arenas. Kelsey was trained in California’s stringent and litigious employment culture.

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Sherida Simmons, SPHR

Human Resources Specialist 

Sherida has been an HR practitioner for over 30 years with extensive experience working in defense and manufacturing industries as their Director/Vice President of Human Resources. She is a generalist with extensive expertise in employee relations, legal compliance, policy development, recruitment and more. Sherida has worked in both the private and public sectors. Before joining CHRS, Sherida owned and operated a HR consulting business for 11 years. While trained in California employment and labor practices, Sherida serves many clients and their employees across the country. Sherida has her degree in human resource management from Moorpark College and holds her Professional Human Resources (PHR) certification. She is a member of SHRM and served on the Personnel Commission for Simi Valley Unified School District for 27 years.

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Vicki Walden, SHRM-CP, PHR

Human Resources Specialist

Vicki is a professional Human Resources generalist, field and corporate manager, with over 22 years of experience supporting various sized organizations. She is an energetic innovator and coach skilled at servicing all levels of employees and managers with the demonstrated ability to leverage professional relationships with corporate executives and field business partners to meet strategic objectives. Her areas of expertise include employee relations, performance management, recruiting and staffing, employee benefits, policy design and compliance. She has maintained her Professional Human Resources (PHR) certification since 1998 and is also certified through the Society for Human Resources Management as an HR professional (SHRM-CP).

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Shawn-Rae White, PHR HR Specialist

HR Consultant 

Shawn-Rae is an experienced Human Resources professional who utilizes process-oriented approaches to build, develop and support organizations. Shawn-Rae has Human Resources generalist experiences supporting various industries from small to large sized companies for over 10 years. Shawn-Rae has earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from University of West Georgia and is certified as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR). Shawn-Rae currently resides in the city of Los Angeles with her husband and miniature schnauzer.

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Comenthia Owens, MHRM, PHR, CPDM

Human Resources Consultant

Comenthia is a Human Resources professional with over 20 years of experience, supporting public and private sectors. Her experience spans in various HR services for implementing process improvements. Her areas of expertise include compliance, training, disability management, and employee relations. Comenthia holds a Masters in Human Resources Management and Bachelor of Business Administration. She also holds a certification from HRCI as a Professional in Human Resources Management (PHR) and from the Insurance Education Association as a Certified Professional in Disability Management (CPDM).

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Mary Jo Stein, SHRM-CP

Human Resources Consultant

Mary Jo has been employed as a HR Professional for over 10 years. She has received her undergraduate degree from Wheeling Jesuit University and has earned the SHRM-CP. Having worked for small businesses in the oil and gas, medical, and fitness fields, she is very familiar with independently running an HR department. Her experience includes recruitment, payroll, forecasting hiring needs, developing and implementing HR polices, performance reviews, and increasing employee engagement. She is particularly knowledgeable in areas relating to employee development and creating a safe work environment for all employees. 

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