About our blog post author: About our blog post author: Nancy Rife has been an HR practitioner for over 9 years, and holds her SPHR certification. She is a graduate of DePauw University with a degree in Psychology and Butler University with her MBA. Nancy currently works as the HR Director for MJ Insurance, Inc. Although a long-time member of IndySHRM, working with the Foundation is Nancy’s first volunteer role with IndySHRM.


Sponsored by the SHRM Foundation for the 16th year, the Master Series during the SHRM Annual Conference is a series of senior-level programs (open to all conference attendees) that offer insight into the HR profession from thought-leaders and top academicians.  These in-depth learning sessions feature internationally known experts in the field of management science, with a focus on timely and provocative issues that affect your career and industry.

The 2010 Masters Series will feature Dr. Iris Firstenberg speaking about “Innovation in Turbulent Times”; Dr. Fons Trompeanaars discussing “Cross-Cultural Dimensions of Mergers and Acquisitions”; and Dr. Michael Beer talking on “How to Build a Resilient Organization for Sustained Advantage.”

For more information on Foundation-sponsored educational programs, visit the SHRM Foundation website.