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NCHRA Welcomes Human Capital Innovator China Gorman To All New HR Advisory Council

Monday, January 25, 2016   (0 Comments)
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Human Capital Expert, China Gorman joins NCHRA/HR West Advisory CouncilFor Immediate Release
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The Northern California Human Resources Association (NCHRA) alongside its annual HR West conference, has announced the addition of Human Capital Management expert and thought leader, China Gorman, to the Advisory Council for HR West and the NCHRA. Representing the front edge of change, the Advisory Council was formed to share unique vantage points about the direction business is heading and how organizations can adapt to succeed within this new direction.

The San Francisco Bay Area is home to the world’s most innovative companies. Practicing HR in this region requires skills beyond the ordinary and a level of sophistication regarding human resources management not found in other parts of the world. In keeping with its 2016 HR West conference theme, “HR in the Most Innovative Place on Earth,” NCHRA is proud to announce the addition of HR innovator and futurist China Gorman to its all new Advisory Council. Gorman joins an impressive lineup of thought leaders and accomplished executives to weigh in on the direction of the Northern California Human Resources Association and the annual HR West conference.

China Gorman is a successful global business executive in the competitive Human Capital Management (HCM) sector. A true innovator and futurist for the HR industry, she is a sought after consultant, speaker and writer. Gorman brings the CEO perspective to the challenge of building cultures of humanity for top performance and innovation and strengthening the business impact of Human Resources.

Well known for her tenure as CEO of the Great Place to Work® Institute and as COO and interim CEO of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), Gorman currently works with HCM organizations all over the world to enhance their brands and go-to-market strategies. She also serves on the Executive Committee of the Board of Jobs for America’s Graduates, as well as the Advisory Boards of RiseSmart, Inc., the Workforce Institute at Kronos, and chairs the Globoforce WorkHuman Advisory Board. Gorman is the author of the popular blog Data Point Tuesday and is published and frequently quoted in the media, including Fortune, TLNT, Huffington Post, Inc. Magazine, Fast Company, U.S. News & World Report and many others.

“At this phase in NCHRA’s 55-year history, HR West is on a dramatic growth trajectory, seeing a broader audience than ever before for human capital management content—China Gorman joins at a perfect time as a valued and important influence on the Advisory Council,” says Greg Morton, NCHRA and HR West CEO.

“HR West is a unique opportunity for business leaders to come together, learn from each other and discover new ways to evolve their workplace and the overall employee experience,” said China Gorman. “I’m thrilled to join the NCHRA Advisory Board just before HR West 2016 and to counsel this organization at an exciting time during its growth to help it harness rampant innovation in this space,” Gorman commented.

For further information about China Gorman, To receive $75 off an HR West 2016 registration, visit

About HR West – Produced by NCHRA, HR West: HR in the Most Innovative Place on Earth is the premier HR conference on the West Coast. More than 80 concurrent sessions (most for HR recertification credit) and special tracks for executives, HR & technology, startups and small business, plus evergreen topics like employment law, benefits and talent management will be offered March 7-9, 2016. Visit and follow #HRWest16 and #GoHRWest on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Vine (new).

About NCHRA - The Northern California HR Association, one of the nation’s largest HR associations, has been advancing organizations through human resources since 1960. Delivering over 200 programs annually, the association is dedicated to connecting human resources professionals with practice resources, leading California-specific training, legal and legislative developments, quality service providers, and each other—forming career-long networks and partnerships.