Guest Speaker John Austin
Manager, Certification Relations, Society for Human Resource Management
John Austin came to SHRM in February of 2016 and served as the Operations Manager for the Knowledge Center for three years. Prior to joining SHRM, he served in various operational and managerial capacities. John is currently the Manager of Certification Relations, where he is responsible for managing operational planning and oversight of market/constituency growth initiatives for the Certification Department. John holds an MBA from the University of Maryland, University College and earned his bachelor’s degree from Old Dominion University.
Guest Speaker Tiffany Brown
Certification Specialist for SHRM Affiliate Operations
Tiffany Brown serves as the Certification Specialist for SHRM Affiliate Operations and is responsible for working with SHRM local chapters and state councils to develop and implement SHRM Certification initiatives. Prior to joining the SHRM Certification department, Tiffany worked with the SHRM Member Relations team as a Member Engagement Associate supporting numerous affiliates across multiple regions in their efforts to achieve their respective membership goals. Before working with SHRM, Tiffany was a college student at the University of Maryland - College Park, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in Sociology.