Chief People Officer for LaRosa’s, Inc
Steve Browne is the Chief People Officer for LaRosa’s, Inc. – a regional Pizzeria restaurant chain in Southwest Ohio with 11 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 is currently 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 12,500+ 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 and has a nationally recognized HR blog – Everyday People. (http://sbrownehr.com) He has authored two bestselling books on HR – HR on Purpose !! and HR Rising !!
Chief Engagement Officer at WorkTango
Rob is the Chief Engagement Officer at WorkTango and has spent the last 17 years consulting companies on employee engagement while building HR technology and advisory companies. He is the Canadian Chairperson for The Enterprise Engagement Alliance, with a mandate to lead and help educate corporate, government and not-for-profit management on a formal process for implementing engagement across the enterprise community. He is active in the Engage for Success movement, focused on raising the profile of the impact of employee engagement on employee and business success, and he was named one of the 100 Top Global Employee Engagement Influencers in 2019. He is an avid hockey and volleyball player, traveller, used to play guitar in a metal band, and in his own terms a ‘pointaholic’ – he collects loyalty points for everything and anything! You can reach him at [email protected] or @RobCatalano on twitter.