Jody Friend, JLM HR Consulting, LLC
Past President and Treasurer
Name & Title: Jody Friend, SPHR, President of JLM HR Consulting, LLC.
Brief Job Description: As President of JLM HR Consulting, LLC
, Jody's passion is providing customized HR solutions for her
clients by helping them build their HR infrastructure through technology, compliance and people.
also enjoys working with early stage ventures and non-profit organizations.
specializes in the areas of HR compliance, benefit plan design and administration, recruiting, HR outsourcing, employee handbooks, policy development, and more.
also helps her
clients address employee engagement through performance management design, compensation strategies and training.
Other Accomplishments/Memberships: Jody is an active member of many prominent HR organizations including the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) both on the national and local level and The National Association of African American's in Human Resources (NAAAHR).
Education: B.A. from University of Maryland, Baltimore County
, Catonsville, MD
Senior Professional in Human Resources
Subject Matter Expertise: Jody
has a strong HR Generalist background with over 25 years of human resources experience.
Prior to launching JLM, Jody held several HR leadership positions in manufacturing, IT, Telecom and professional services organizations.
As an HR Generalist Jody used her
expertise to provide strategic HR leadership in the areas of recruitment, compensation, benefits, performance management, coaching, employee relations, training and EEO.
is driven by identifying and implementing cost reductions, streamlining processes and building strategic alliances at all levels of an organization.
Personal Interests: Jody
is married with 3 children.
monthly book club meetings and spending time with her
family and 6-year old grandson.
also enjoys taking long walks and listening to music.