HREN Content Partners

HR Education Network is proud to partner with expert practitioners, instructors, and organizations to produce the highest quality online courses for HR Recertification and HR Test Preparation. Learn a little bit about our content-creating friends!


Anthony P. Howard, SPHR, SHRM-SCP/HR Certified

getHRCertified.com

Anthony P. Howard is an HR Leader who works with HR professionals at all levels in finding the value and pathway to certification. He believes through the power of certification, you can increase your confidence, marketability and value. Anthony has an 18 year history of progressive success piloting large-scale, global initiatives driving organizational change and attainment of goals in diverse environments including from highly regulated FDA medical devices industry to unionized environments.


Bradley Burnett, J.D., LL.M. (Taxation)

BradleyBurnettTaxSeminars.com

Bradley Burnett, J.D., LL.M. (Taxation), is a practicing Colorado tax attorney with 33 years of tax practice experience. His practice emphasis is on tax planning and tax controversy resolution. He also prepares a handful of tax returns. Prior to establishing his own law firm in 1990, he practiced tax accounting with national and local CPA firms, worked as trust officer for a Denver bank and managed the tax department as partner in a medium-sized Denver law firm.


Bruce Weinstein

theEthicsGuy.com

Through his practical, engaging and entertaining presentations on high-character leadership, Bruce Weinstein, The Ethics Guy®, inspires company leaders to do the right thing every time. "High-character leadership is the key to financial success in business," Bruce says. He is the CEO of the Institute for High-Character Leadership and writes the weekly Forbes online column, Profiles in High-Character Leadership.


Cari Hawthorne

hrDefined.com

Cari is an Army Veteran, Author and Certified Human Resources Professional. Her strength lies in her ability to provide HR professionals with the tools they need to become thought leaders. Cari works diligently to equip human resources professionals with the knowledge and confidence they need to ace their certification exams and excel in their careers. Her background spans over the last 12 years specializing in career coaching, talent management, recruiting and training and development.


Executive Education, Inc.

executiveEducationInc.com

Executive Education, Inc. is dedicated to serving the continuing education needs of corporate management and board members. They are a group of experienced CEOs, COOs and CFOs, all with advanced business credentials such as MBA, CPA, or CMA who can bring decades of real world experience to your management or board event. Their seminar discussion leaders have years of public speaking experience, make extensive use of the case method, and provide ample opportunity for group discussion. Executive Education seminars are thought provoking, intellectually stimulating and fun!


James Lindell

ThorstenConsulting.com

James (Jimmy) T. Lindell is President of a Wisconsin-based provider of strategic and financial consulting, professional speaking, training, and executive coaching. Jim has an extensive background in senior management including positions as Chief Financial Officer, Corporate Controller and Corporate Assistant Controller. Jim has worked with a variety of industries including: manufacturing, health care, not-for-profit, distribution, and food processing. He has participated in more than 50 M&A projects.


Jill Schiefelbein

theDynamicCommunicator.com

Jill Schiefelbein, The Dynamic Communicator®, thrives at the intersection of communication, education, and technology. From analyzing classified documents obtained from military raids of terrorist camps to assess jihad messaging strategies, to teaching business communication for 11 years at the largest university in the country, to starting and managing an online education office serving 60,000+ students, to her own award-winning entrepreneurial ventures, Jill successfully creates and executes communication strategies help people and companies solve problems, retain and develop consumers, and enhance the bottom line.


Julie Ann Sullivan

JulieAnnSullivan.com

Julie Ann Sullivan works with organizations that want to create a workplace environment where people are productive, engaged and appreciated. Julie Ann seeks to bring a more positive and productive environment into every organization she works with. Julie Ann is a communication specialist, collaboration strategist and change steward. She is the Founder of Learning Never Ends, a company whose purpose is to create a more positive culture, one person at a time.


Jonathan Robinson

findingHappiness.com

Jonathan Robinson is a psychotherapist, best-selling author of ten books, and a professional speaker from Northern California. For the past 30 years he has spoken to dozens of Fortune 500 companies including Google, Microsoft, Dell Computer, Coca-Cola, and Fed-Ex. Mr. Robinson has made numerous appearances on the Oprah show and CNN, as well as other national TV talk shows. He has reached over 100 million people around the world, and is known for providing his audiences with immediately useful information presented in a fun and entertaining manner.


K2 Enterprises

k2e.com

K2's goal is to produce and deliver the highest quality technology seminars and conferences available to business professionals. They work cooperatively with professional organizations (such as state CPA societies and associations of Chartered Accountants) and provides consulting services and advice on technology. They make every effort to maintain a high level of integrity, family values, and friendship among all involved.


Kelly Simants

linkedin.com/in/kellysimants

Kelly has over 20 years of experience in the Human Resources field, with a true passion for people. Kelly is a certified SPHR, as well as a SHRM-SCP. Kelly's goal is to not only serve as an HR Business Partner to drive strategic direction and culture, but to lead and promote organizational change, manage the implementation and execution of HR initiatives, and to promote the role of HR as a key business partner.


Mario Flores

topNotchCoachingLLC.com

Mario Flores is the founder and President of Top Notch Coaching, LLC, an executive and professional business coaching company specializing in Leadership Coaching for the Financial Executive and Financial Professional. Prior to his retirement, he worked for over 36 years with Verizon/GTE with over 18 years at the Executive Leadership Level in Finance and Operations. Mario has excellent business acumen developed through a career that systematically evolved from professional discipline to business leader. His professional evolution is rooted in strong financial fundamentals in Accounting, Regulatory, Financial Planning as well as business fundamentals in Business Analysis, Supply Chain Management, Retail Markets and Operations.


Michael Miracrchi

resetClock.com

Michael J. Mirarchi is recognized as a leading expert in employment-related lawsuit prevention. As an Employee Relations Counselor, he is dedicated to helping employers stay litigation-free. Drawing from over 30 years of experience in employment and labor law, as an employer defense attorney and as a Human Resources Vice President, he developed a unique litigation-avoidance program. Through it, participants acquire significantly increased practical knowledge and a higher level of confidence in addressing employee relations issues than they have ever had before. He has presented his “Reset the Clock” program over 1,200 times to more than 28,000 leaders at employer facilities across North America.


Michelle Tillis Lederman

ExecutiveEssentials.org - MichelleTillisLederman.com

Michelle Tillis Lederman, named one of Forbes Top 25 Networking Experts, is the author of four books including the internationally known, The 11 Laws of Likability, and her latest book, The Connectors Advantage. Michelle is the founder and CEO of Executive Essentials, which provides customized communications and leadership coaching and training programs. Michelle believes real relationships lead to real results and specializes in teaching people how to communicate with confidence, clarity, and connection.


Samantha Weeks

linkedin.com/in/samanthamweekscfe

Samantha received BS (Texas Woman’s University) and MS (University of Texas at Dallas) degrees in accounting and is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). She has served on the board of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) – Dallas Chapter at both the Director and Vice-President levels. In those roles she curated the speaker lineup for monthly chapter meetings and the chapter’s annual fraud conference. Samantha has been a Featured Member of the ACFE (August 2016) and was published in ACFE Insights in December 2017. Samantha shares her expertise in loyalty programs, account takeover fraud, and occupational fraud basics as a public speaker at numerous conferences and for professional organizations.


Sarah Gibson

SarahJGibson.com

Sarah J. Gibson, Certified Speaking Professional, speaks, trains and consults with organizations who want to be better at what they do. Sarah is the founder of Accent Learning and Consulting, a firm focused on enabling teams to have conversations that matter so people can thrive. Sarah’s unique ability to articulate the underlying patterns and concerns holding teams back, makes her a much sought-after speaker and leadership consultant. Sarah’s specialty is giving teams tools and language, so they can create environments where a culture of trust and accountability can thrive.


Shannon T. White

ShannonTWhite.com

Shannon T. White, MSW, LCSW is a Speaker, Mental Health Therapist, Coach and Consultant, whose personal and professional desire is to teach and develop professionals that advocate for and promote wellness as well as diversity, inclusion and the empowerment of disadvantaged people in the workforce and society. Shannon possesses over 20 years of professional experience in the field of Mental Health and Social Services, with over ten of those years focusing on the education and development of mental health and other related professionals.


Simon | Paschal PLLC

SimonPaschal.com

At Simon | Paschal PLLC, they believe when circumstances require you to hire an employment or business lawyer, you deserve a lawyer that is an extension of you, not merely a hired hand. It should be a lawyer that shares your passion and puts you first. Whether you are starting a business, strengthening your current one, righting a wrong by pursuing your legal remedies, or defending yourself as an employer, their team of lawyers will be by your side and they will navigate the course together. At Simon | Paschal PLLC, they put their clients first in everything they do.


Tish Times

TishTimes.com

Tish Times is a sales and networking expert, speaker, trainer, author and the founder of Tish Times Networking and Sales and Tish Times Corporate Training. A corporate executive turned entrepreneur, Tish has grown her business exclusively through implementing the systems she teaches groups, companies, and professional organizations around the world. The key to Tish Times' training lies in balancing inter-personal and intra-personal awareness with targeted strategy and proven systems.