HR101 – How to Establish HR for your Organization

Monday 3:15 – 4:15 PM

Session Description

Are you new to HR? Have the HR duties of your organization fallen into your lap? Not sure where to start? This session is for you! For those who are new to Human Resources, those who have unexpectedly found themselves working in HR, those who are departments of one or support a small business – we are going to take a deep dive into the where and how to get started with HR and to build a framework for success.


Christie Engler

Christie Engler is an HR practitioner with 15 years’ experience in the field. Christie has worked with hundreds of small and mid-sized businesses, primarily in the outsourcing space. Her areas of specialty include employee relations, employment law and compliance, training and development, coaching, process improvement, risk management, and payroll and benefits administration.

Christie is the graduate of The Ohio State University and the Keller Graduate School of Management at DeVry University. She has earned the SPHR and SHRM-CP certifications. Christie is a member of SHRM.

Christie lives in Columbus, Ohio with her wonderful husband, James, and their two daughters, Avery and Emily. She spends a lot of time at Orangetheory Fitness and is a fanatic of Ohio State football.