North Fulton Business Radio, Episode 486)
Stephanie Cantillo, an HR Professional and consultant at ThreePoint Consulting, is the 2023 President-Elect for SHRM-Atlanta. She joined host John Ray during SOAHR 2022 to discuss her history with SHRM-Atlanta, her work at ThreePoint Consulting, highlights of SOAHR 2022, looking ahead to 2023, and much more.
This show was originally broadcast live from SOAHR 2022, the annual conference of SHRM-Atlanta, held at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta, Georgia on July 27th and 28th, 2022.
Stephanie is a collaborative and solutions-focused HR leader with sixteen years of experience in Hospitality, Education, and the Non-Profit sector. With a strong background in Operational Excellence, she is recognized for her ability to streamline and improve processes while driving positive organizational change. Stephanie strives to influence, lead, and deliver exceptional results in Talent Management, Leadership Development, and Continuous Improvement.
Stephanie has held roles including Chief Human Resources Officer, and Human Resources Manager in Education, and Non-Profit organizations. In her most recent role as CHRO at Pace Academy, she provided leadership in developing and executing human resource strategy that supported a progressive K-12 independent school with approximately 300 full and part-time employees. In addition to compensation, Stephanie spent much of her time focusing on issues of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion within her school communities.
Stephanie is very involved with the HR and Atlanta business communities at large, with over seven years of volunteer leadership experience with SHRM’s Atlanta Chapter. Her leadership roles have included New Member Orientation Chair, EVP of Special Programs, and now President-Elect for 2022. She loves giving back and received the chapter’s Exemplary Volunteer Award in 2018, 2020, and 2021.
Stephanie served on the NBOA HR Council and has spoken at several conferences including SAIS and MISBO, as well as Teacher of Color Recruiting Fair. In addition, she has led HR training for the National Guard and Volunteer Leadership training for Junior League of Atlanta.
Born in Colombia, South America and raised in New England, Stephanie has lived in Atlanta since 2006. She is a graduate from Florida State University, where she double majored in Multinational Business Operations and Hospitality Administration. Stephanie earned her PHR certification in 2019 and her areas of expertise include: employee relations, recruiting, compensation, benefits administration, compliance, and payroll. Her professional experience also includes time at The Atlanta Opera and Four Seasons Hotels.
Others describe Stephanie as friendly, curious, and outgoing. Stephanie builds meaningful relationships through credibility, energy, and trust. In her free time, Stephanie enjoys spending time with her family, horseback riding, and being in nature. Stephanie’s son, Sebastian, is entering his last year of middle school, and her husband, Thomas, is a private chef, pastry chef, and chocolatier.
SHRM-Atlanta is one of the largest chapters of SHRM and shares its purpose of elevating the HR profession. As a leader in the Atlanta metro business community, SHRM-Atlanta strives to be the premier resource for those working in and supporting the human resource function. SHRM-Atlanta’s predominant goal is to be the voice of HR in metro Atlanta and be the first contact for those seeking information and solutions.
This will be achieved through the growth and diversity of members, education, and delivery of content, and by strengthening partnerships with organizations that share its vision.
Questions and Topics in this Interview:
- Stephanie’s history with SHRM-Atlanta and role as President-Elect
- Her work at ThreePoint Consulting
- SOAHR and benefits of SHRM-Atlanta
- Her term at SHRM-Atlanta for 2023
North Fulton Business Radio is hosted by John Ray and broadcast and produced from the North Fulton studio of Business RadioX® inside Renasant Bank in Alpharetta. You can find the full archive of shows by following this link. The show is available on all the major podcast apps, including Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google, Amazon, iHeart Radio, Stitcher, TuneIn, and others.
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