Miami Valley Human Resource Association
Dayton OH 45423
P: (937) 225-9963
LaTonia J. McCane , SHRM-CP, PHR, GBA
LaTonia is currently employed with The Dayton Foundation as a Human Resources Specialist. In this role, she carries out all human resources and administration activities. She has developed a solid HR background during her career having 10 years of experience in corporate retail and over 17 years in the Human Resources profession. Prior to joining the Foundation, LaTonia worked for Target Corporation as the Market Team Relations Leader. While at Target she wore many hats, from leading all staffing processes and administering compensation programs to conducting training seminars and ensuring employee satisfaction.
LaTonia received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Resource Management from Ball State University and holds a Master's Degree in Management from Antioch University Midwest. She is PHR certified and an active member of SHRM.
Dayton OH 45404
P: (937) 903-3205
Cecilia Vocke , SHRM-SCP, SPHR
Cecilia has been in the human resources profession since 1989 and is currently with Oerlikon. She has diverse industry experience in healthcare, global food products, manufacturing and automotive. Cecilia is recognized for successful coaching and mentoring. She has experience managing all aspects of human resources including employee relations, management development, training, recruitment, compensation and benefits.
She is on the Board of Trustees of the Muse Machine; a member of the March of Dimes sub-committee on volunteer development; and a partner with 5KforKelli.
Cecilia has a BA and MS from Wright State University. She has her SPHR certification as well as SHRM-SCP.
Dayton OH 45342
P: (937) 248-8554
Amanda Burke is an Account Manager/Recruiter for Aerotek, a full service recruiting firm. She partners with companies in the Dayton and greater Dayton area to identify business support opportunities on a temporary, temp-to-hire and direct hire basis and matches potential candidates for the opportunity. Amanda has been in this role since 2011 and truly enjoys what she does. “I get to be involved in one of the most important aspects of people’s lives, their careers and their businesses, and I love it!”
When Amanda isn’t playing matchmaker for businesses and potential employees, she enjoys interior design, event planning and working on not being the worst golfer in the Dayton area. Amanda is an active member of the Dayton Chapter of the American Red Cross and serves on their Associate Board. She is also an active member in several professional organizations that include DARA (Dayton Area Recruiting Association), MVHRA (Miami Valley Human Resource Association), DACC (Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce) and WiBN (Women in Business Networking).
If you are interested in contacting Amanda directly she can be reached at (937) 401-5579, via email at aburke(at)aerotek.com or through LinkedIN (http://www.linkedin.com/pub/amanda-burke/3a/472/843)
Kettering OH 45429
P: (937) 752-2171
Mary Sacksteder , PHR
Mary currently works as the Compensation Manager for Kettering Health Network. She has been with Kettering Human Resources for 13 years in a variety of roles, including the areas of Recruitment, Comp&Benefits, HR/IS and Training. Mary received a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Notre Dame and is currently finishing a Masters degree in Non-profit Administration.
Carmel IN 46032
P: (937) 602-1659
Joyce Whitaker , PHR
Joyce is a results-driven HR Professional with over 13 years’ experience creating innovative business solutions and HR initiatives that promote employee and company growth. Proven success managing multi-site operations and establishing HR policies, procedures, and programs that align with organizational objectives. Strengths include employee relations, recruitment, training and development, benefits administration, acquisition integration, and succession planning.
Joyce was the former Vice President of Operations of COA, LLC. in Columbus, OH for 8 years and assumed the Human Resource function as the Senior HR Director upon the company’s merger with the JAMBrands, Inc. in Louisville, KY for 2.5 years. Currently, Joyce is an HR Consultant for Miami Valley Housing Opportunities in Dayton, OH and an HR-Operations Consultant-Employee for PC Brands, LLC Talent Management Firm based in Carmel, IN.
Ms. Whitaker has a Bachelor’s Degree from Wright State University, completed numerous business and human resource courses and holds the Professional in Human Resources designation from the HR Certification Institute since 2006.
Joyce is very active in the community as mentor-coordinator for Wright State University Athletics Department and has served on several Dayton Area boards to include her current appointment on MVHO’s Education and Development Committee. Joyce is a member of the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the Miami Valley Human Resources Association (MVHRA).
Joyce lives in Dayton, OH with her husband, Lee, and has two daughters, Lauren and Jordan.
Franklin OH 45005
P: (937) 228-7301
Chad Dresnick , SHRM-SCP, PHR
Undergraduate degree in Marketing from the University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL - 1998
Currently employed with Shiver Security Systems, Inc. located in downtown Dayton.
Shiver Security Systems, Inc. dba Sonitrol of Southwest Ohio provides integrated security solutions, access control, video (CCTV), and fire protection for thousands of customers in southwest Ohio and Northern Kentucky.
Positions previously held:
HR Supervisor – Kings Island
Hobbies: Exercising on the eliptical, reading, and spending time with friends and family.
Beavercreek OH 45440
P: (248) 892-3501
Kelly O'Connor , PHR, SHRM-CP
Kelly is an experienced HR Communications professional. She focuses on creating clear, understandable employee communications.
Kelly worked on HR/benefits communications for over 11 years at a communications firm partnering with a variety of Fortune 500 companies. She studied Human Resource management at Central Michigan University and held several HR internships.
With MVHRA, Kelly has served as Networking/Publicity Chair, Treasurer, President Elect and President. She is currently serving as Past President and SHAPE coordinator. Kelly is also a member of SHRM and a resident of the Dayton-area community.