The Rising Star award was established in 2019 to recognize our state’s promising Human Resources Professionals in the early stages of their careers. Developed in honor of the 30-year anniversary of KS SHRM’s annual conference, this award is intended to reward emerging leaders in the HR profession and promote the importance of mentoring and fostering the HR leaders of the future. Nominees should be:

  • An active Human Resources professional
  • Less than five (5) years of HR experience
  • Member of a Local Chapter or National SHRM

Fill out the form to nominate a Rising Star in Kansas!

Past Award Recipients

2021   Kaitlin McGuire, SHRM-SCP, PHR – HR Management Network

2020   Marie Brummett – Wichita Chapter

2019   Jessica Helt, SHRM-SCP – Southeast Kansas HRA Chapter