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Human Resources Roundtable

Human Resources Roundtable

Tuesday, April 26, 2022
10:30 AM - 2:30 PM (EDT)

This roundtable will be held virtually

Event Details

HR Roundtable

The HR Roundtable offers an invaluable opportunity to network with industry peers and participate in roundtable discussions on key challenging human resource and training-related topics.

This event is ideal for all training and human resource directors, managers and generalists.


All session times are EST.

10:30 – 10: 45 am

Welcome and introductions

10:45 – 11:45 am

Morning Presentation - Heather Badower, Lead Industry Marketing Manager, Manufacturing at UKG

Sindhuri Adepu, HR Lead, Simpson Strong-Tie

Topic: UKG’s Future of the Manufacturing Workforce Study

11:45 am – 12:15 pm

Roundtable Discussion

12:15 pm - 12:30 pm

Lunch Break

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 pm

Afternoon Workshop - Amy Forehand, Owner, Consultant and Coach at The Forehand Company, LLC

Overview: A workshop on employee engagement and how to grow employeeship. 

1:30 – 2:15 pm

Afternoon Roundtable

2:15 – 2:30 pm



Amy Forehand

Owner, Consultant and Coach

The Forehand Company, LLC

Amy Forehand founded The Forehand Company with a goal to Grow EmployeeshipTM - employee responsibility, loyalty, and initiative. Amy’s consulting and coaching approach is supported by 20 years of experience
guiding organizational change and strengthening talent outcomes. She focuses on creating stronger partnerships between employees and their leaders and is guided by knowing employees and companies thrive when the right conditions are created. Her diverse background in engineering, operations, and human resources blend to uniquely support leaders as they create great cultures on purpose! Amy also serves on the Chelsea Education Foundation Board where she enables conditions for teachers and students to thrive through education grants and scholarships.

Heather Badower

Lead Industry Marketing Manager, Manufacturing


As the lead industry manager for the manufacturing practice group, Heather Badower is responsible for leading strategic content creation, messaging, and sales support for the manufacturing market at UKG, a global provider of workforce management and human capital management (HCM) software solutions. In her role, Badower collaborates with teams across the organization to understand the needs of the manufacturing sector related to the future of work. A workforce technology evangelist, she regularly works with both manufacturing clients and prospects to advance their workforce management and employee experience strategies and ultimately improve organizational performance.

Sindhuri Adepu

HR Lead

Simpson Strong-Tie

As a HR Lead, Sindhuri Adepu owns the UKG WorkForce Management platform for Simpson Strong-Tie, one of the world's largest suppliers of structural building products. In her role, she manages and executes the ongoing administration, maintenance, support, and future enhancements of WFD application in alignment with the company’s objectives and governance model. She collaborates with HR, Payroll, and IT to ensure system uptime,
configuration accuracy, and ultimately, that the needs of the business are being met. She understands the company’s business needs and challenges and delivers thoughtful, sustainable, technically-sound recommendations, solutions, and data




For More Information:

Jennifer Kopf
Jennifer Kopf
Programs and Events Manager Women in Manufacturing
Corporate Professional
Cost to Attend

WiM Member: $99
WiM Nonmember: $250