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Austin SHRM April Monthly Meeting

  • Wed, April 17, 2024
  • 10:55 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Norris Conference Center


(depends on selected options)

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Austin SHRM April Monthly Meeting

Alleviating the Care Crisis:
The Role Employers Play in Providing Care

Employees today want to feel cared for by their employers and recognized as people — not just workers. Employers face challenges addressing the evolving needs of their workforce and providing support during the moments that matter. When employers lean into addressing the Care Crisis, they increase the likelihood of retention, reduce benefits, spend, and increase overall productivity. Join us to hear more about why it's the employer's role to help alleviate the escalating care crisis.

Amanda Neely, PHR, SHRM-CP
Director of Sales & Business Development at Unum Digital Solutions

With a deep background in Human Resources, Employee Benefits, and HR Technology, Amanda brings creative solutions for best-in-class HR & People Strategy. Her passion for the HR technology startup space allows her to cultivate & deliver innovative solutions to her HR peers who are paving the way for the future of work. Through her experience, Amanda enjoys providing a unique perspective to help solve complex problems in the leave and employee support space by bringing a more personalized focus to life-work balance.

Amanda has a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a focus in Human Resource Management. Amanda has spent time throughout her career as a benefits broker, life & disability sales rep, and various strategic roles within the HR Technology startup space. She is located in Dallas and has two girls, Lucy and Lilly, a husband, and two fur-children – Henry and Zeke

Legal Update Hot Topic:
PWFA in Texas

Laura Ingram
Principle at Lloyd Gosselink Rochelle & Townsend, P.C.

Laura is an employment attorney at Lloyd Gosselink Rochelle & Townsend, P.C.  She draws from over a decade of experience advising both public and private sector clients on a wide variety of employment law matters.  Laura most enjoys helping her clients navigate the complexities of state and federal law to minimize risk, focusing on claim prevention to the extent possible, while also conducting internal investigations and defending employers when claims do arise.  She hopes that her work helps keep employers out of trouble by helping them to not only achieve legal compliance, but also provide a productive and enjoyable workplace for their employees, addressing the small things before they become big problems.

Outside the office, Laura likes checking out Austin’s many wonderful restaurants and enjoying the great outdoors with her dog (when Texas weather allows).

Thank you to our April Monthly Meeting Sponsor!

Thank you to our April Monthly Meeting Exhibitor! 


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Reservation/Cancellation Policy

Registrations must be received before close of business on the Monday prior to the event so that we may turn in a headcount.  Onsite registrations are accepted at the door on a first-come, first-served basis. If you can't make the event, please let us know 72 hours beforehand by sending an email to, so that we can cancel your registration and issue a credit to your account. Please note, credits will not be issued after the 72-hour mark as we pay the venue based on the number of attendees reserved - including no-shows.

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