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OKHR is looking for speakers with fun, engaging, and energizing sessions!

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Submission deadline December 15th, 2022. 


Keynote Speakers

Steve Browne is the Chief People Officer for LaRosa's, Inc. - a regional Pizzeria restaurant chain in Southwest Ohio with 10 locations and over 1,100 Team Members.

Steve has been an HR professional for 35+ years and has worked in the Hospitality, Manufacturing, Consumer Products, and Professional Services industries in various HR roles.

He was recently a member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Board of Directors and has held several other national, regional, state and local SHRM volunteer leader roles. He facilitates a monthly HR Roundtable as well as an HR internet forum, called the HR Net, which reaches over 13,000+ people globally each week.

Steve is an accomplished speaker who has been featured at local, regional and national Conferences, Chambers of Commerce, HR chapters and businesses.

He’s very active in social media, has a nationally recognized HR blog – Everyday People. (http://sbrownehr.com), and he has authored two bestselling books on HR - HR on Purpose !! and HR Rising!



Jenn Lim is the founder and bestselling author of Beyond Happiness and CEO of Delivering Happiness (DH), a company she and Tony Hsieh (the late CEO of Zappos.com) cofounded to create happier company cultures for a more profitable and sustainable approach to business. 

Delivering Happiness started as a book (New York Times and WSJ Bestseller,  which sold one million copies worldwide) and evolved into a business consultancy and global movement that has impacted and inspired hundreds of companies and organizations worldwide. In her new bestselling book, Beyond Happiness: How Authentic Leaders Prioritize Purpose and People for Growth and Impact, Jenn draws on her decades of experience in culture and strategy to translate it into a practical “how-to” framework for more sustainable workplaces and modern organizational design. She guides all of us—no matter our title or rolehow to live more meaningful lives through the work we do every day. 

Jenn’s mission is both simple and profound: to teach businesses how to create workplaces—led with happiness and humanity—that generate more profit, sustain all people at every level of the organization, and share how we can make a greater impact by being true to our authentic selves.



Featured on FOX, CBS, ABC, NBC & TEDx, Betsy Allen-Manning is a renowned leadership speaker & corporate culture speaker, for fast growing organizations and associations. Betsy’s specialty is building more effective leaders, improving workplace culture & creating better employee experiences so companies can attract, engage, motivate & retain talent in a hyper-competitive marketplace. She's the author of 3 published books and is one of the top high-energy motivational speakers in Dallas.

Through her dedicated research, her expertise in human behavior, her experience working as a manager for 5-star hotels, and her involvement with the John Maxwell Team, she is honored to have 
trained over 10,000 leaders & teams for small businesses, franchises & associations, to multi-billion dollar corporations, such as Toshiba, Aflac, Fidelity & the US Department of Defense.

Her firm, Corporate Culture Training Solutions, is known as one of the top workplace culture & leadership training companies in Dallas, Texas. 



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