Coastal Bend Society for Human Resource Management



2019 Applications

Deadline to receive application is    December 4, 2019

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2018 HR Excellence Awards Winners!


The HR Excellence Awards were established in 2015 to recognize outstanding practices and new ideas that result in significant contributions to the business, organization, employee, or the profession of Human Resource Management.

HR Excellence Awards

Emerging HR Leader of the Year

The Emerging HR Leader of the Year is awarded to an outstanding professional, who has shown exemplary leadership and its behaviors, as well as staying committed to their own continued development. This recipient will be within the first five years of their career.

HR Practitioner of the Year

This award recognizes a professional in the human resources field who is supportive and expects each person’s best. This person shows passion for what they do and has high potential of continued success. This individual makes a difference in our community through the development of the industry. This recipient will be at any stage of their career, understanding that exemplary success knows no bounds.

HR Business Partner of the Year

The HR Business Partner of the Year is a strategic partner to his/her organization. This individual represents business acumen in their daily activities. Additionally, the partner of the year provides outstanding support to the development of emerging professionals. This recipient will possess at least ten years of experience in the human resources field.

Volunteer of the Year

The Volunteer of the Year is awarded to any member who has provided selfless support to the chapter throughout the calendar year. This individual may or may not serve on a committee or in a leadership capacity and gives above and beyond by any way of assistance. This recipient will be at any stage of their career.

Award Scholarships

Award Winners will receive a $500 scholarship to be used towards:

- Attaining their Professional Certification

- Attending the SHRM Annual Expo or HR Southwest Conference

- Pursuing of a graduate or undergraduate college degree

Selection Panel

Award recipients are chosen by an independent panel of educational and business professionals. The selection process is based on the applicant’s ability to promote and enhance the overall effective operation of the business, organization, or the profession. Decisions rendered by the selection panel are final.

Awards Ceremony Luncheon

DATE: Thursday, December 12, 2019

TIME: 11:30 a.m. 

LOCATION:    Texas State Aquarium, Corpus Christi 

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Click here for applications and additional information.

Deadline is December 4, 2019!

Questions or Sponsorship Opportunities

Have a question or interested in sponsoring an Award?  Email for more information.

Coastal Bend SHRM PO BOX 6927, Corpus Christi, TX 78466

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