Opening General Session featuring Bob Carr

SHRM 2013 Talent Management Conference

Start your conference experience off right by networking with fellow attendees. This program will provide you with a chance to meet colleagues in your industry or region. SHRM’s J. Robert Carr, J.D., SPHR, will deliver opening remarks. As senior VP of Membership, Marketing and External Affairs, he is responsible for SHRM’s communications strategy and building the organization’s reputation and global influence.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Monday, April 15, 2013 - 9:15am to 10:30pm

J. Robert Carr, J.D., SPHR

J. Robert
Carr, J.D., SPHR

As Senior Vice President, Bob Carr leads SHRM’s Membership, Marketing, and External Affairs business unit. He is responsible for the development and execution of a global communications strategy that builds SHRM’s portfolio of highly successful brands. Carr served as Chief Professional & Business Development Officer where he oversaw the society’s professional development program. As a member of the SHRM’s Executive Team, he played a key role in the organization as its Chief Human Resource and Strategic Planning Officer. Carr returned to the organization from the National Bar Association, where he served as Executive Director.

As Director of the Human Resources Group at AARP, he led all major organizational development activities, human resource and diversity management. Prior to joining AARP, he was Senior Director of Human Resources and Strategic Planning for the Association of Trial Lawyers of America. He also led the HR function for Howard University and Howard University Hospital in Washington, D.C.

Carr served in government as Deputy Counsel to the Ethics Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives and as Deputy Counsel in the Office of the Solicitor, U.S. Department of Labor

Islander Ballroom D-G
Amount of Credit: 
Credit Type: 
 Not Available for Credit
Session Type: 
General Session
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