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    April 16, 2021

    HRMA of West Central Missouri Awarded

    For Elevating Human Resources, Improving Workplaces

    Sedalia MO, April 16, 2021 — SHRM (the Society for Human Resource Management) recently awarded HRMA of West Central Missouri its prestigious EXCEL Silver Award for the HRMA of West Central Missouri’s accomplishments in 2020.

    The EXCEL award is given to SHRM state councils and chapters to recognize major accomplishments, strategic activities, and tactical initiatives that elevate the HR profession.  

    “So much of SHRM’s positive impact on our workplaces can be traced back to the dedication of our chapters and state councils like HRMA of West Central Missouri. I’ve seen firsthand how these leaders drive meaningful changes to build workplaces where employers and employees can thrive together,” said Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., SHRM-SCP, president and chief executive officer of SHRM. “The Silver EXCEL Award not only honors HRMA of West Central Missouri’s accomplishments in 2020, but it’s also a testament to the hard work it took to get there.”

    The EXCEL Award can be earned at four levels: bronze, silver, gold and platinum. Each level has a prescribed set of requirements and accomplishments that must be met. HRMA of West Central Missouri will receive recognition in SHRM publications and at conferences, a logo to display on its website, and information to share with its members about the significance of this award.

    For more information about HRMA of West Central Missouri, visit

    Media: For more information, contact Julie Hirschhorn at or 703-842-5152

    About SHRM

    SHRM, the Society for Human Resource Management, creates better workplaces where employers and employees thrive together. As the voice of all things work, workers and the workplace, SHRM is the foremost expert, convener and thought leader on issues impacting today's evolving workplaces. With 300,000+ HR and business executive members in 165 countries, SHRM impacts the lives of more than 115 million workers and families globally. Learn more at and on Twitter @SHRM.