The Philadelphia region’s premier awards program for Human Resource departments

Now in our 25th year, the HR Department of the Year Awards recognizes the impact that HR professionals deliver to their organizations. Through rigorous review of applications across multiple HR performance categories, as well as the esteemed Department of the Year, our program has consistently raised the bar for HR professionals by putting a spotlight on HR departments’ demonstrations of excellence.

Congratulations to our 2022 Award Winners!

HR Department of the Year Winners:

Small HR Department RADAR Nonprofit Solutions
Small/Medium HR Department Calcium
Medium HR Department SDI, Inc.
Large HR Department Cardone Industries, Inc.
Extra Large HR Department Munich RE

HR Awards for Excellence Winners:

Benefits Edmund Optics
Diversity – Small Department Philadelphia Zoo
Diversity – Large Department SAP America, Inc.
Employee Relations – Small Department SDI, Inc.
Employee Relations – Large Department AAA Club Alliance
Social Responsibility Penn Community Bank
Talent Acquisition – Small Department PA Virtual Charter School
Talent Acquisition – Large Department Imagine360
Talent Management The Bancorp
Technology AAA Club Alliance
Wellness – Small Department Tyndale Company, Inc.
Wellness – Large Department AAA Club Alliance

2022 CEO of the Year Award

Chris Marr

The CEO of the Year award is part of the HR Department of the Year and HR Excellence awards.  The CEO of the Year is a champion of human resources, a role model for the values of the organization, and an active contributor to creating and sustaining a great place to work culture.

The CEO also includes HR as part of the executive team, incorporates HR’s metrics into the measure of the organization’s overall success, and is a respected business person. To sum it up, the CEO sees HR as a key source of the organization’s competitive advantage.

This year’s CEO of the Year Award is awarded to Chris Marr, President and CEO, CubeSmart.

2022 Lifetime Achievement Award Winner

Rhonda Jordan, SHRM-SCP, EVP/Chief Human Resources Officer, Virtua Health

The Human Resources Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes the HR leader who has made a demonstrable impact on the organization(s) they have served throughout their career. Not only is this person an influential leader within the organization’s management team, they are also a role model for the competencies and qualities that enable the HR department to be viewed as a critical function within the organization. In addition, they are an active contributor to the HR community through sharing best practices and elevating the stature of HR.

This year’s Lifetime Achievement Award Winner is Rhonda Jordan, SHRM-SCP, EVP/Chief Human Resources Officer, Virtua Health

Thank You to our 2022 Sponsors

Kelly Benefit Strategies

Virtua Health

CSS Professional Staffing Group
DoubleStar Inc.
Emerson Group
Hub International
Hr Computes

Meditation 4 Leadership
Salveson Stetson Group