Board of Directors

Miami Valley Human Resources Association

Board Members

Assistant Treasurer
Karin Maney , SHRM-CP
Karin Maney, SHRM-CP
Executive Director
Community Building Institute Middletown, Inc.
800 Lafayette Ave.
Middletown OH 45044

Karin Maney , SHRM-CP

Karin Maney , SHRM-CP
Certification Committee Chair
Leigh Oldham , PHR
Leigh Oldham, PHR
Human Resources Manager
Montgomery County Common Pleas Court, General Div
41 North Perry
Dayton OH 45422
P: (937) 225-5064

Leigh Oldham , PHR

Leigh Oldham , PHR
College Relations Committee Chair
Beth Mitrousis , SHRM-CP
Beth Mitrousis, SHRM-CP
HR Manager
Peerless Food Equipment
1695 Edgemere Way
Dayton Ohio 45414
P: (937) 494-2823

Beth Mitrousis , SHRM-CP

Beth Mitrousis , SHRM-CP

Beth is an HR professional with over 25 years of HR experience in manufacturing and the construction industry.   She also has a BS in HR management from Wright State University and her SHRM-CP.

College Relations Committee - Assistant Chair
Kimberly Lukaszewski , SHRM-SCP
Kimberly Lukaszewski, SHRM-SCP
Associate Professor of Management
Wright State University
3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy
Dayton Ohio 45435
P: (937) 775-2720

Kimberly Lukaszewski , SHRM-SCP

Kimberly Lukaszewski , SHRM-SCP

 Dr. Kimberly Lukaszewski earned her Ph.D. in Organizational Studies from the State University of New York, Albany, with concentrations in Organizational Behavior, Human Resources, and Human Resources Information Systems. She also has an MBA from State University of New York, Albany, and a Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resource Management from Pace University. She is currently an Assistant Professor in the Raj Soin College of Business at Wright State University. She is a very accomplished scholar, publishing refereed journal articles in high quality journals such as Human Resource Management Review and Journal of Business and Psychology. Her research emphasizes electronic human resources (eHR) and human resource information systems (including electronic employee monitoring) and diversity issues, more specifically on cross cultural issues, the inclusion/exclusion of individuals with disabilities in the workplace, and diversity in jobs.

Diversity and Inclusion Committee Chair
Debra Monk , SHRM CP
Debra Monk, SHRM CP
Organizational Development Consultant
TriHealth
625 Eden Park Drive
Cincinnati OH 45202
P: (937) 874-7190

Debra Monk , SHRM CP

Debra Monk , SHRM CP
Governmental Affairs Committee Chair
LaTanya Pinkelton , SHRM-CP and PHR
Tanya Pinkelton, SHRM-CP and PHR
Executive Director for Equity Compliance
University of Dayton


LaTanya Pinkelton , SHRM-CP and PHR

LaTanya Pinkelton , SHRM-CP and PHR
Governmental Affairs Committee - Assistant Chair
Benjamin Watson
Benjamin Watson
Director of Legal Services
Premier Health
110 N. Main Street
Dayton Ohio 45402

Benjamin Watson

Benjamin Watson
Job Opportunities - Resumes Committee Chair
Jamie Coble , PHR, SHRM-CP
Jamie Coble, PHR, SHRM-CP
Sr. HR Manager
Victoria's Secret and Company
Four Limited Parkway

Jamie Coble , PHR, SHRM-CP

Jamie Coble , PHR, SHRM-CP

Currently employed as a Sr. HR Manager with Victoria’s Secret & Company headquartered in Reynoldsburg, Ohio.

 

Positions previously held:

Internal Auditor, HR Manager – Benefits & HR Business Partner – CareSource

HR Services Manager/Benefits and Compensation Manager – WorkflowOne

HR Coordinator/Representative – Speedway SuperAmerica

 

Undergraduate degree in Human Resources from Wright State University – 2002

Masters degree in Organizational Leadership from Ashford University – 2010

Parity Black Leadership Development Program Graduate - 2018

 

Hobbies: Cooking, Listening to Podcasts, Cardio & Kickboxing Workouts, Visiting new restaurants with friends.

Job Opportunities - Resume Comm. - Ass't Chair
Melissa Pietrantonio , SHRM-CP
Melissa Pietrantonio, SHRM-CP
HR Manager
Wright-Patt Credit Unio
3560 Pentagon Blvd
Beavercreek Ohio 45431
P: (937) 912-7451

Melissa Pietrantonio , SHRM-CP

Melissa Pietrantonio , SHRM-CP

Melissa is employed as the HR Manager for Wright-Patt Credit Union where she is currently responsible for recruiting, performance management and management coaching. Her passion is to train managers to have authentic and transparent conversations with their employees.

She is a graduate of Wright State University. During her long tenure in HR, Melissa has worked for Target, Nike, The Nature Company and Jack’s Pets/Pet Valu.

Marketing Committee Chair
Carly Lindstrom
Carly Lindstrom
AssuredPartners
8163 Old Yankee St
Dayton OH 45458
P: (937) 435-4788

Carly Lindstrom

Carly Lindstrom
Membership Engagement
Steve Black , SHRM-SCP
Steve Black, SHRM-SCP
HR Senior Manager
Brixey & Meyer, Inc.
2991 Newmark Drive
Miamisburg OH 45342
P: (937) 291-4110

Steve Black , SHRM-SCP

Steve Black , SHRM-SCP

Steve Black has over fifteen years of human capital management experience providing Talent Management, Employee Relations, and Leadership Development services.  Currently, he is the HR Manager and HR Practice Line Leader at Brixey & Meyer, which is an Accounting and Business Advisement Firm.  He has extensive experience in several industries including education and healthcare ranging in sizes from small businesses and high-growth entrepreneurial companies to Fortune 500 organizations.  Steve works with clients to help reduce potential legal risks, build strong human capital processes and structures, create engaging cultures that attract and retain top talent, and connect people with an organization's strategic aims.

Previously, Steve was the Chief Talent Officer for Home Care by Black Stone, a regional home care company specializing in in-home skilled and personal care services.  After being acquired by Almost Family, Steve’s role transitioned into a Regional HR Director position helping branches address day-to-date employee relations issues.

Steve serves on the Miami Valley Human Resources Association’s Board of Directors (Chair of the Membership Engagement Committee), coaches youth sports (soccer and baseball), and is an active volunteer at Centerville Christian Fellowship.

Networking - Community Relations Committee Chair
Carrie Brunello
Carrie Brunello
Co-Owner
11th Hour Staffing, Inc
4130 Gibson Drive, Suite D
Tipp City OH 45371
P: (937) 405-1900

Carrie Brunello

Carrie Brunello

Carrie Brunello is the Co-Owner of 11th Hour Staffing, Inc, A full-service staffing agency and 11th Hour HR Consulting, LLC, A full-service human resources consulting firm that is passionate about staffing, recruiting, human resources, customer service and giving back to our community.  She has over 20 years of experience in the Human Resources field and is PHR Certified.  

Past Presidents Committee Chair
Tom Weissbrod
Tom Weissbrod
CEO
The Weissbrod Group, LLC
270 Monroe Concord
Troy OH 45373
P: (937) 216-0075

Tom Weissbrod

Tom Weissbrod
MVHRA - SHRM Foundation Committee Chair
Kody Barnett
Kody Barnett
Human Resources Director
Bob Ross Auto Group
85 Loop Road
Dayton Ohio 45459
P: (937) 433-0990

Kody Barnett

Kody Barnett

Kody Barnett, a Dayton native, possesses nearly five years of human capital management experience across the industrial automation, healthcare, and automotive industries.  Currently, he is the HR Manager at the Bob Ross Auto Group - a prestigious minority-owned automotive dealership group, representing Buick, GMC, and Mercedes-Benz. Here, Kody oversees all aspects of talent management, benefits, compensation, employee relations, and environmental health & safety. Additionally, Kody also owns Stratlytical, an HR services consultancy which serves to provide human resource solutions to small businesses in the Dayton region.

Previously, Kody served as the Human Resources Generalist at TCN Behavioral Health, a large behavioral healthcare system serving Montgomery, Greene, Miami, Champaign, and Logan county. Kody began his career in HR after being a offered a full-time role with NDC Technologies following a semester-long internship. Here, Kody served as the Global Human Resources Coordinator and had the opportunity to diversify his skillset in the realm of international human capital management. During this time, Kody served as member of the United Way's Greene County Board of Advisors, where he assisted in pilot launch of PropseriKey.

Kody possesses an Associate Professional in Human Resources certification from the Human Resources Certification Institute and is an active member of the SHRM. In his free time, he enjoys attending community events and teaching courses related to HR on the Udemy learning platform.

SHAPE Committee Chair
Cecilia Vocke , SHRM-SCP, SPHR
Cecilia Vocke, SHRM-SCP, SPHR
Senior HR Business Advisor
DOCS
9349 Waterstone Blvd
Cincinnati OH 45249
P: (937) 903-3205

Cecilia Vocke , SHRM-SCP, SPHR

Cecilia Vocke , SHRM-SCP, SPHR

 Cecilia has been in the human resources profession since 1989 and is currently with Dermatologists of Central States (DOCS).  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 Breast Wishes Foundation.

Cecilia has a BA and MS from Wright State University.  She has her SPHR certification as well as SHRM-SCP.

 

Technology Chair
Joel Nordstrom
Joel Nordstrom
Nordstrom Films
4501 Lyons Road
Miamisburg OH 45342

Joel Nordstrom

Joel Nordstrom
Workforce Readiness
Tara McCafferty , SPHR
Tara McCafferty, SPHR
Owner/Consultant
SoFo Solution Focused HR LLC
PO Box 518
Lewisburg Ohio 45338
P: (937) 476-1568

Tara McCafferty , SPHR

Tara McCafferty , SPHR

I am a strategic and innovative Human Resources professional with over 25 years experience in supporting companies and top executives as they translate their business vision into HR initiatives.  My HR career began in a small, family-owned manufacturing company.  I have also worked in IT, not-for-profit and health care industries.  I am currently the owner of SoFo Solution Focused HR, LLC, a consulting firm that helps small businesses solve HR challenges.

I am an empowering leader with a unique perspective and appreciation that human capital is every organization's greatest asset.

 

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