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January OHRMA Chapter Meeting: Featuring Speaker Mary Cheddie, SHRM-SCP

January OHRMA Chapter Meeting: Featuring Speaker Mary Cheddie, SHRM-SCP

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM (EST)
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Green Clover Hall
319 Southeast 26th Terrace
Ocala, Florida, United States 34471

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Featured Speaker:

 Mary Cheddie, SHRM-SCP
Divisional Director, East, SHRM

About Our Speaker:

Mary Cheddie, SHRM-SCP is divisional director, East for SHRM. In her role, she is responsible for member acquisition and retention, leadership development for volunteer leaders, chapters, and state councils, and creating the value-added proposition for SHRM.

Cheddie has more than 35 years of domestic and international experience in all aspects of human resources and training. She has extensive experience with strategic planning, M&As, and in starting and turning around businesses.

Prior to joining SHRM, she served as senior vice president of human resources for Interval Leisure Group, Inc. and its affiliated companies. The company was publicly traded on NASDAQ and the leading provider of vacation services with a global consumer membership base of nearly 2 million member families, more than 2,500 member resorts in over 75 countries worldwide, and has oversight for about 14,000 employees. 

Cheddie also served as senior vice president, people with PRC, as well as vice president, human resources, strategic planning, office services, and facilities for The Orvis Company, Inc. in Manchester, VT.

She earned her MBA from Upper Iowa University, a bachelor’s degree from Thomas Edison State College in Trenton, New Jersey, and is certified as a SHRM-Senior Certified Professional.

Cheddie received the HR Award of Excellence, Hospitality in 2016 from South Florida Business & Wealth. Business Leader Magazine named Cheddie one of the 2011 Women Extraordinaire and in 2012 the National Diversity Council awarded her the Glass Ceiling Award.

She serves on the Board of Trustees for Upper Iowa University, Chairs the Human Capital Committee and is a member of the Governance and Advancement Committees, Chaired the Keiser Career College’s Advisory Board, was a member of the Board of Directors for the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) from 2003-2008 and chaired SHRM’s governance and compensation committees. Cheddie has more than 35 years of SHRM volunteer leadership experience at the national, regional, state, and local levels.  She also served on the Waldorf College Alumni Board from 2004 through 2008 and was the President of the Dallas HR Association in 2000 (one of the largest affiliated SHRM chapters). She resides in South FL.

Leading Forward

Leadership is often a highly sought after skill and is one that may be learned. During this 45 minute session, learn:
  • How you may become a leader and a great leader
  • Different learning styles and how to differentiate these for each person you encounter
  • How to reset your heart to be more servant leader focused
  • How to develop leaders around you
COVID-19 and Safety Precautions 
Please note that all attendees are required to wear a mask within the building.  Social distancing will be in strict adherance for chapter meetings.

Complimentary Lunch Selections from Panera 

OHRMA Guest Policy

Each Monthly General Chapter Meeting includes lunch, discussion of HR matters, and a guest speaker of HR interest, complimentary for all Chapter Members.

Not a Member or bringing someone that is not a member?  Be Our Guest!

Potential members are free for their first meeting.  Guests & non-members are welcome to attend at a cost of $20.00. Cash and checks will be collected at the door or an invoice can be sent electronically following the event.  All guests and members are encouraged to RSVP electronically so we may get an accurate count of our attendees.  

Thank you and see you there!



Green Clover Hall
319 Southeast 26th Terrace
Ocala, Florida, United States 34471

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Event hosted by

Ocala Human Resource Management Association
PO Box 1724
Ocala, FL, 34478
Donna Healy-Strickland

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