2022

ONCON ICON AWARDS

The OnCon Icon Awards recognize the top HR professionals in the entire world. Finalists were voted on by peers to determine the winners (click here to see how winners are chosen). The 2022 Awards were presented virtually at OnCon 2022 on January 25th.

EXPLORE THE 2022 WINNERS

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

 

TOP 100 HUMAN RESOURCES PROFESSIONAL AWARD WINNERS

  • Adrianne Court | Chief HR Officer | Tealium

  • Amy Nenner | Chief People Officer | Noven Pharmaceuticals

  • Anahita Cameron | Chief HR Officer | Aspen Dental Management Inc.

  • Ayana Champagne | CVP & Head of HR | Novo Nordisk

  • Barb Cadigan | Chief People Officer | Carbon, Inc

  • Benjamin Bekhor | VP of Human Resources | Warner Bros.

  • Bill Gray | Chief Human Resources Officer | Prestige Healthcare

  • Crystal Williams | CHRO | FLEETCOR

  • Danna Szwed | Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer | Ashley Furniture

  • David Cross | SVP, Human Resources & Administration | Coca-Cola Beverages Florida

  • Dawn Wright | Vice President - Human Resources | UPMC

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

  • DeRetta Rhodes | EVP/Chief People Capital Officer | Atlanta Braves

  • Elcio Barcelos | Chief Human Resources Officer | U.S. Bank

  • Elizabeth Ahmed | EVP, People, Communications and CSR | Unum

  • Emre Altun | Chief HR Officer | Harmony Public Schools

  • Erica Golden | Chief People Officer | Amobee

  • Erika Duncan | Chief People Officer | CareFinders

  • Gene Karlen | V.P., Labor and Employee Relations | Visiting Nurse Association Health Group

  • Greg Tahvonen | VP-Global HR Services | Delta Air Lines

  • Helena Josue | Vice President - Human Resources | The Wendy's Company

  • Helene Klein | Chief People Officer | The Beachbody Company

  • Janis Hoyt | Chief People Officer | The Honest Company

  • Jim Bibbs | CHRO | LifeNet Health

  • Joe Sangregorio | CHRO | Curia

  • John Greener | Chief Human Resources Officer | Chewy.com

  • Julie Bank | SVP, HR | BHPS

  • Karen Richard | SVP and CHRO | Andersen Corporation

  • Karen Weeks | SVP of People | Ordergroove

  • Kelly Fladger | SVP, CHRO | Havertys

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

  • Laura Birk | Vice President of Human Resources | Barilla America, Inc

  • Laura Elizondo | Executive Director of Human Resources | Avondale Elementary School District

  • Leah Stark | Chief Human Resources Officer | Anthem

  • Len Carter | CHRO | FHN

  • Lise Altman | CHRO | Georgia Ports Authority

  • Maggie Bahou | Chief People Officer | PopHealthCare

  • Marion Brooks | Vice President and US Country Head, Diversity & Inclusion | Novartis

  • Maryann McLaughlin | Director, Human Resources | Gilead

  • Michelle Diaz | Chief People Officer | Great Oaks Legacy Charter School

  • Nicole Ellis | Chief Human Resources Officer | Graham Windham

  • Olesea Azevedo | Chief HR Officer | AdventHealth

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

  • Pete Wong | Vice President, Human Resources | Troon

  • Rachael Peterson | EVP - Chief People Officer | Watco Companies

  • Serena Williams | Chief People Officer | Share Our Strength/No Kid Hungry

  • Stephane Charbonnier | CHRO | L'Oreal USA

  • Stephen Childs | CHRO | Panasonic Automotive

  • Stephen Halloran | Sr. Director People | Waste Management

  • Zaina Orbai | Chief People Officer | The RealReal

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TOP 50 HUMAN RESOURCES PROFESSIONAL AWARD WINNERS

  • Adrienne Gemperle | Chief People Officer | Sweetgreen

  • Allison Grace | Chief Human Resources Officer | Discovery Education

  • Angela Justice | Chief People Officer | TCR2 Therapeutics

  • Cheryl DeSantis | Chief People Officer | Smile Direct Club

  • Christine Kaszubski | Chief People Officer | Pindrop

  • Christopher McCormick | Sr. Director, Talent, Development & Inclusion | Gilead Sciences Inc.

  • Cindy Carlisle | Group Vice President, Human Resources | Stryker

  • Cressa Chalmers | Vice President, Chief Human Resource Officer | Newcomer Funeral Service Group

  • Debbie Rabishaw | Head of HR | Beghou Consulting LLC

  • Holly Firestine | Chief People Officer | Ethos Veterinary Health

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

  • Jennifer Erfurth | Chief People Officer | Cradlepoint

  • Jim Dunn | Executive Vice President, Chief People and Culture Officer | Atrium Health

  • Joe Ilvento | Chief Learning Officer | Commvault

  • Ken Finneran | VP, Global HR | Kaseya

  • Kerri Mileski | CHRO | MTM Inc

  • Larry McAlister | VP, Global Talent | NetApp

  • Laura Smith | Vice President of Global Human Resources | Digital Intelligence Systems, LLC (DISYS)

  • Lisa Filkins | SVP of HR and Talent Development | Hager Companies

  • Lisa Nadler | CHRO | Integral Ad Sciences

  • Maria Miletic | VP People, Americas | Blue Prism

  • Marissa Andrada | Chief Diversity, Inclusion and People Officer | Chipotle

  • Mary Good | Chief People Officer | Squarespace, Inc.

  • Michael Brown | Head of People | Meter

  • Nancy Fairchild | Senior Vice President Human Resources | Luminex Corporation

  • Paul Velky | SVP, Human Resources | PenFed Credit Union

  • Peter Walmsley | Chief People Officer | GSN Games

  • Pipier Bewlay | Managing Director Human Resources | Bridge Investment Group

  • Rachael Kelly | Chief People & Culture Officer | Smokey Bones, The WingX, The BurgerX

  • Robert Bilsborough | Chief Human Resources Officer | SKYGEN USA, LLC

  • Rose Rogers | VP & CHRO | Ducommun

  • Shana Sweeney | Chief Human Resources Officer | SugarCRM Inc

  • Shari Sparling | Chief People Officer | Sia Partners

  • Shelley Meador | SVP, CHRO | Allegion

  • Starr Fowler | Chief Human Resource Officer | Vivint Smart Home

  • Stephanie Biernbaum | Chief People Officer | Hines

  • Susan Meister | EVP - HR | Heritage Insurance

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

  • Tony Bridwell | SVP, Chief People Officer | Ryan LLC

  • Tracie Sponenberg | Chief People Officer | The Granite Group

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TOP 10 HUMAN RESOURCES PROFESSIONAL AWARD WINNERS

  • Amy VanDuyn | SVP, Human Resources | Phreesia

  • Anthony Brown | Senior Vice President Human Resources | Rentokil North America

  • Erika Lance | Chief Human Resource Officer | KnowBe4

  • Janine Triano | Chief Human Resources Officer | CCS Fundraising

  • Kim Sullivan | Chief People Officer | Concentrix

  • Maura Stevenson | CHRO | MedVet

  • Michael Christman | Head of HR | Ward and Smith, P.A.

  • Steve Lovig | Captain HR | Homestar Financial Corp

  • Tammy Harper | CHRO | CAI

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HUMAN RESOURCES PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR AWARD WINNER

  • Michele Haddad | Chief People Officer | TIBCO Software

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