About the Blog Post Author: Brian is Past President of IndySHRM.  He is a graduate of Bradley University with a degree in Human Resources. He is the Global HR Operations Director at Eli Lilly and Company. Brian has served the board previously as Director of Special Interest Groups, served as Director of Sponsorships, and was founder and President of the Employment Management Association Recruiting & Retention Forum (now SMA Indiana). Brian also has served as an active volunteer for the Indiana SHRM state conference committee.


IndySHRM and the Association for Operations Management (APICS) have teamed up to offer the best of both organizations to all our members.  One of the leading issues in the manufacturing and operations industries is the management of  human capital.  IndySHRM and APICS together have a shared mission of providing world class education, exclusive industry content and an unmatched network of dedicated professionals.

Through this partnership, we offer the opportunity to attend each other’s meetings at member discount rates, the ability to network with professionals in the industries we each support and take advantage of each organization’s industry certifications and training.  We have added the announcements of the APICS meetings to our regular communications, so please take a moment to check out APICS and all that it has to offer.  We look forward to working together to expand the benefits of each organization to both IndySHRM and APICS members.

Here’s the link to the upcoming March 17th, APICS event. please register on the APICS website by using “IndySHRM” as your company name.  As you register, do NOT pay on-line.  Please pay at the door and you will be charged the member discount rate.  This benefit is available for IndySHRM Members and we feel fortunate to be able to build this valuable partnership to encourage synergy between the professionals in our organizations.