Amara Larson is certified as Professional in Human Resources (SHRM-CP, PHR). She has a decade of human resources management experience, and possesses expertise in integrated talent management, managing and maximizing employee performance and engagement, recruitment and retention. Amara is passionate about bringing leading-edge integrated talent analytics solution into HR functions for simplification.
Previously, Amara served as a Senior Human Resources Business Partner for a large hardware retail corporation. There, she supported a multiunit district of $ 500m+ in annual sales revenue with approximately 2,000+ diverse employees to drive engagement. She led wide-ranging recruitment campaigns; consulted and coached leadership on change management, workforce transformation, trained management teams on employee relations, performance management and retention techniques.
Amara earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Consumer Science from The Ohio State University and a Master of Science degree in Human Resources Administration and Leadership from Central Michigan University. Amara is a Certified Professional in Human Resources (PHR, SHRM-CP), is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). She is a professional member of the Association for Talent Development (ATD).
Amara’s life advice is be willing to take lessons from the most unusually experiences; sometimes we must step down to step up. As a self-proclaimed global citizen, Amara enjoys spending time traveling with friends, family, reading and listening to music. Her odd hobbies include: reading spiritual literatures, collecting quotes, amateur photography, podcasting for nonconformist women and allies alike.