CHRO Roundtables

CHRO Roundtables


The HR People + Strategy CHRO Roundtables are invitation-only events exclusively designed for chief human resources officers of mid-sized to large organizations. HR People + Strategy partners with CHROs to host the roundtables in their headquarters. Participants explore the latest thinking and business strategies that are driving innovation and organizational success. 

If you are head of HR for your organization and would like to bring a roundtable to your area or have a specific discussion topic, please contact Stacy Swanson, Manager+ Member Engagement at

Upcoming Roundtables

Thank you, Sephora for hosting an executive roundtable: 

Winning the New Talent Wars

Our discussion leader: 

  • Karalyn Smith, CHRO, Sephora  

Where: Sephora Corporate Office, San Francisco, CA

When: Thursday, April 25


Thank you, National September 11 Memorial & Museum for hosting an executive roundtable: 

Inspiring Employee Engagement Through a Culture of Giving

Opening remarks: 

  • Alice M. Greenwald, President & CEO, National September 11 Memorial & Museum  

Our discussion leader:

  • Marianne Gattinella, Senior Vice President, Human Resources, National September 11 Memorial & Museum

Where: National September 11 Memorial & Museum, New York, NY

When: Friday, May 3


Thank you, Darden Restaurants for hosting an executive roundtable: 

The New War for Talent

Our discussion leader: 

  • Sarah King, SVP, CHRO, Darden Restaurants  

Where: Darden Restaurants Corporate Office, Orlando, FL

When: Thursday, May 16

Thank you, Florida Blue for hosting an executive roundtable: 

Building an Inclusive Culture

Our discussion leader: 

  • Amy Ruth, SVP, Human Resources Group &CHRO, Florida Blue  

Where: Florida Blue Offices, Jacksonville, FL 

When: Friday, August 16


Thank you, Moffitt Cancer Center for hosting an executive roundtable: 

Topic TBD

Our discussion leader: 

  • Mariana Bugallo-Muros, VP & CHRO, Moffitt Cancer Center  

Where: Moffitt Cancer Center, Stabile Research Building, Tampa, FL

When: Friday, November 15


If you are unable to attend one of our CHRO roundtables and would like more information on our virtual events, please visit the webinar page to review the schedule and register.

Note: Attendees must currently serve as CHRO 

and all registrations are reviewed for approval. 

For questions about the Roundtables or to request an invitation, 

contact Stacy Swanson, Manager+ Member Engagement,


San Francisco, CA
April 25, 2019
Winning the New Talent Wars

Host: Sephora

Presenter: Karalyn Smith, CHRO

New York, NY
May 3, 2019
Inspiring Employee Engagement Through a Culture of Giving

Host: The National September 11 Memorial & Museum

Presenters: Alice M. Greenwald, President & CEO, and Marianne Gattinella, SVP, Human Resources

Orlando, FL
May 16, 2019
The New War for Talent

Host: Darden Restaurants

Presenter: Sarah King, SVP, CHRO

Jacksonville, FL
August 16, 2019
Building an Inclusive Culture

Host: Florida Blue

Presenter: Amy Ruth, SVP, Human Resources Group & CHRO

Tampa, FL
November 15, 2019

Host: Moffitt Cancer Center

Presenter: Mariana Bugallo-Muros, VP & CHRO

Note: Attendees must currently serve as CHRO 

and all registrations are reviewed for approval. 

For questions about the Roundtables, 

contact Stacy Swanson, Manager+ Member Engagement,

Past Roundtables


Miami, FL

Tailoring the Talent Management Process

Host: Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings & FLHRPS

Presenter: Lynn White

Facilitator: Amy Barry

Tampa, FL

Innovation in HR: Human + Digital Collaboration

Host: FLHRPS & Tech Data Corporation

Presenters: Amy Barry, HRPS Conference Chair Elect; Stan Duncan, CHRO, Raymond James Financial; Angie Beltz McCourt, VP, Transformation, Tech Data Corporation

Boston, MA
Creating a Differentiating Employee Experience in a Competitive Talent Market

Host: CDM Smith

Presenter: Carlos Echalar

Atlanta, GA
How Servant Leadership and Mission-Driven Cultures Drive Engagement and Results

Host: Habitat for Humanity International

Presenters: Valerie Norton & Jonathan Reckford

St. Louis, MO
Beyond Compensation: Organizational Culture Building Through Rewards and Recognition

Host: MiTek Industries

Presenter: Bonnie Daniels

Los Angeles, CA
#MeToo, from a Movement to a Culture Change

Host: Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

Presenter: Nooshin Nathan

Orlando, FL
Global Business Transformation- How to Accelerate Engagement and Performant

Host: Marriott Vacations

Presenter: HR People + Strategy

Atlanta, GA

Getting a grip on People Science: Find out where your organization is on your People Science journey

Host: YMCA, Metro Atlanta

Presenter: Sage | People

San Diego, CA

Data Analytics: Automating the Workforce

Host: Jack in the Box

Presenter: HR People + Strategy