2021

ONCON ICON AWARDS

The OnCon Icon Awards recognize the top HR professionals and HR vendors in the entire world. Finalists were voted on by peers to determine the winners (click here to see how winners are chosen). The 2021 Awards were presented virtually at OnCon 2021 on January 26th.

EXPLORE THE 2021 WINNERS

Winners are in alphabetical order by last name. Job title and company are listed based on time of selection. 

 

TOP 100 HUMAN RESOURCES PROFESSIONAL AWARD WINNERS

  • Charlie Ackerman | Sr. Vice President - Human Resources - North America | BOSCH

  • Karen Anderson | Chief Human Resouces Officer | Mimecast

  • Rick Badgley | EVP, Chief People & Administration Officer | Brinker International

  • Ovell Barbee | SVP of Human Resources and Diversity Officer | Spectrum Health System

  • Pipier Bewlay | VP of People | Imagine Learning

  • Laura Birk | Vice President Human Resources - Americas | Barilla America, Inc.

  • Jennifer Blue | Chief People and Experience Officer | Chrysalis Health

  • Anahita Cameron | SVP of HR | Aspen Dental

  • Len Carter | Chief Human Resources Officer | FHN

  • Stephen Childs | CHRO | Panasonic Automotive

  • Jennifer Christie | CHRO | Twitter

  • Cathy Dickinson | CHRO | Baptist Health

  • Nicole Marie Ellis | Chief Human Resources Officer | Graham Windham

  • Lisa Filkins | SVP of Human Resources and Talent Development | Hager Companies

  • TJ Fjelseth | CHRO | Socrates AI

  • Kate Gebo | Executive Vice President Human Resources and Labor Relations | United Airlines

  • Kirk Ginn | Vice President Human Resources and HSE | Atlas Sand

  • Michele Haddad | Chief People Officer | TIBCO Software Inc.

  • Melissa Harper | SVP-HR Innovations | Bayer

  • Shannon Johnston | Vice President, Human Resources | Avet Pharmaceuticals

  • Ken Julian | SVP Administration/Human Resources | THOR Industries

  • Grace Lee | SVP, Chief HR and Diversity Officer | Cubic Corporation

  • Melody Lenox | Vice President of Operations | Axxess

  • Louie Lugo | Vice President, Human Resources | FirstLight Home Care

  • Bill McClelland | SVP, Human Resources | Qualcomm (retired); currently Eastridge Workforce Solutions Board Member

  • Margorie Michele | Chief Human Resources Officer | Penn Medicine

  • Catherine Olivieri | SVP, Human Resources | Susan G. Komen

  • Sara Ortiz | Head of Human Resources | Five Guys Enterpises, LLC

  • Laura Owen | Chief Human Resources Officer | Maxim Integrated

  • Matthew Owenby | Chief Human Resources Officer | Aflac Inc

  • Darrick Paul | Chief People Officer | Medical University of South Carolina Health

  • Allessandria Polizzi | Chief People Officer | VetCor

  • Michelle Porath | Vice President, Human Resources | Mason Companies

  • Mary Raddant | CHRO | ALG Senior

  • Kimmy Reinking | VP, Human Resources | World Wrestling Entertainment

  • DeRetta Rhodes, PhD | EVP, Chief People Capital Officer | Atlanta Braves

  • Kiersten Robinson | Chief People and Employee Experiences Office | Ford Motor Company

  • Susannah Robinson | Chief Talent Officer | YMCA of the North Shore

  • Leslie Rohrbacker | Chief Human Resources Officer | Fragomen

  • Helen Russell | Chief People Officer | Rivian

  • Bob Selle | CHRO | Ocean State Job Lot

  • Melody Smalls | EVP, Global Human Resources Allen Media Group | Allen Media Group

  • Julia Sohn | VP HR | SchoolsFirst FCU

  • Elizabeth Soroka | Vice President, Human Resources | AccuWeather

  • Kent Streuling | SVP - Human Resources | America First Credit Union

  • Angela Thompson-Howard | VP HR | UPS retired

  • Pamela Turay | Senior Vice President, Human Resources | CECO Environmental Corp.

  • Iris Ware | Chief Learning Officer | City of Detroit

  • Pete Wong | Vice President, Human Resources | Troon Golf

  • Karla Younger | VP, HR Services | Coca-Cola Bottlers' Sales & Services

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TOP 50 HUMAN RESOURCES PROFESSIONAL AWARD WINNERS

  • Courtney Abraham | Chief People Officer | AML RightSource

  • Gunjan Aggarwal | Chief People Officer | RingCentral

  • Dennis Armstrong | CHRO | Blain’s Supply and Blain’s Farm & Fleet

  • Maggie Bahou | Vice President Human Resources | COMPASSUS

  • Julie Bank | SVP, HR | Brighton Health Plan Solutions

  • Stephanie Biernbaum | Chief People Officer | Hines

  • Kevin Bohan | Chief HR Officer | WernerCo

  • Michael Christman | Director (Head) of Human Resources | Ward and Smith, P.A.

  • Jazzmine Clarke-Glover | Vice President of Workplace Culture and Inclusion | Wagner College

  • JoJo Conlan | Senior HR Leader/ New York Site Leader | Amazon

  • Kirsty Devine | Head of US HR & Global Projects | Financial Times

  • Daniel Dobson-Smith | Global Chief Advisor | Essence

  • Michelle Dvorkin | EVP, Human Resources | J2 Global

  • John Foster | Chief People Officer | TrueCar

  • Joanmarie Hynes | CHRO | JenCap

  • Joe Ilvento | Chief Learning Officer | Commvault

  • Nicole Jensen | VP, Learning & Development | CI Investments

  • Angela Justice | Chief People Officer | TCR2 Therapeutics Inc.

  • Gene Karlen | VP of Labor and Employer Relations | Visiting Nurse Association Health Group

  • John Kurnick | Chief People Officer | Kentucky Fried Chicken

  • Todd Lindamood | Senior Vice President, Human Resources | Swissport

  • Camye Mackey | Chief People, Diversity and Inclusion Officer | Atlanta Hawks & State Farm Arena

  • Neil Markoff | Senior Director, Human Resources | EGlobalTech, a Tetra Tech Company

  • Larry McAlister | VP, Global Talent | NetApp

  • Christopher McCormick | Human Resources Business Partner | Blue Shield of California

  • Colleen McCreary | Chief People Officer | Credit Karma

  • Jim Minogue | Chief Human Resources Officer | Mizuho Americas

  • Cindy Morgan | Vice President, Learning and Organizational Development | Penn Medicine

  • Ken Moses | Chief People Officer | Cascade Environmental

  • Robert Paxton | Chief Human Resources Officer | Masonite International

  • Suzanne Perry | CHRO | Staffmark Group

  • Debbie Rabishaw | Head of Human Resources | Beghou Consulting

  • Tracie Sponenberg | Chief People Officer | The Granite Group

  • Stephanie Street | SVP, Human Resources | OFS Fitel, LLC

  • Taylor Vanlandingham | VP of Operations and Human Resources | Nuclear Care Partners

  • Brian Walker | CHRO | Unifrax

  • Peter Walmsley | Chief People Officer | GSN Games

  • Karen Weeks | SVP of People | Ordergroove

  • Dawn Wright | Vice President - Human Resources | UPMC

  • Philip Zoller | VP Talent Management | GuideWell/Florida Blue

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TOP 10 HUMAN RESOURCES PROFESSIONAL AWARD WINNERS

  • Claudio Diaz | Chief People Officer | Briggs & Veselka Co. LLP

  • Sebastien Girard | SVP, Workforce Engagement | Atrium Health

  • Tammy Harper | CHRO | CAI

  • David Jones | CHRO | Stanford Healthcare

  • Heather McBride | Chief People Officer | The Suddath Companies

  • Zaina Orbai | Chief People Officer | The RealReal

  • Christine Rumble | Chief Talent and Culture Officer Asia Pacific | Accor

  • Cheryl Slack | Chief HR Officer | Ob Hospitalist Group

  • Kim Sullivan | Senior Vice President, and Global Chief People Officer | Concentrix

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HUMAN RESOURCES PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR AWARD WINNER

  • Erika Lance | SVP People Operations | KnowBe4

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TOP 25 HUMAN RESOURCES VENDOR AWARD WINNERS

  • Blueboard

  • Bullseye Engagement

  • CornerJob

  • DailyPay

  • Emplify

  • Glassdoor

  • Indeed

  • Jobbio

  • Joonko

  • Jopwell

  • Mya Systems

  • OutCons

  • OutMatch

  • Phenom

  • pymetrics

  • Salary.com

  • Talroo

  • Udemy

  • Vettery/Hired

  • Waggl

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TOP 5 HUMAN RESOURCES VENDOR AWARD WINNERS

  • 15Five

  • LinkedIn

  • Powers Resource Center, LLC

  • Recruitics

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HUMAN RESOURCES VENDOR OF THE YEAR AWARD WINNER

  • Fuel50

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