Board of Directors

Tara Denny

President: Tara Denny

Tara Denny is the Human Resources Manager for First State Bank of the Florida Keys. Denny started with First State in 2001 as a part-time HR assistant. In 2002, she became a full-time employee and was promoted to payroll and benefits coordinator in 2003. She holds a bachelor's degree in business administration, with a minor in management from St. Leo University.

 

Treasurer: Debra Clarin, PHR

Debra is the Human Resource Manager for Historic Tours of America, Inc. since 2001.  Debra has over 25 years of experience in Human Resources, Benefits, and Payroll.  Before working at HTA, she worked at newspapers with the New York Times Regional Newspaper Group in Mississippi and North Carolina. She served one term as Treasurer for our Chapter.

 

Karen Torchia

Secretary:  Karen Torchia, SHRM-CP, PHR

Karen started her career in HR after college in Atlanta, working as a Generalist for several Fortune 500 firms there. After relocating to South Florida in the late 90’s she began working in the HR Department of AvMed Health Plan, then transitioned into Large Group Benefits with AvMed.  After working as a Regional Manager for Allstate Benefits, she opened her own firm Enrollment Concepts LLC in 2004.  In her off time, Karen enjoys traveling with her husband Pete.

Committee Chairs

Pam Pumar

Careers & Workforce Readiness: Pam Pumar

Pam is the Administrator of Human Resources for Monroe County Florida's Board of County Commissioners.  She is a native of Key West and has nineteen years of experience working in Human Resources for the County. 

 

 

Julio

Scholarship & SHRM Foundation:  Julio J. Torrado

Julio is the Director of Human Resources & Communications, has been employed by the Keys Energy Services since October 2003, most recently as Communications/Marketing Coordinator, prior to being appointed Director of Human Resources & Communications in December 2015.  Mr. Torrado holds a BS in Communication - with a double-major in Public Relations and International Studies and a minor in Marketing - from the University of Miami, and a MBA, with a concentration in Human Resources Management, from Saint Leo University. Mr. Torrado currently serves as Board Chair of Wesley House Family Services, Trustee Committee Chair of the Key West United Methodist Church, and a Board member for the Harry S. Truman Little White House Auxiliary and San Carlos Institute. In recognition of his dedication to local volunteerism, former Florida Governor Charlie Crist named him as a "Point of Light" in 2009.

 

Marianne Magner

Membership:  Marianne Magner

Marianne is the Assistant VP of Human Resources for Keys Federal Credit Union. Keys Federal Credit Union is a non-for-profit, member owned financial institution serving members in the Florida Keys since 1940. She has overall HR Generalist responsibility for the Credit Union. Her 18 years with the organization include experience in recruiting, compensation and benefit administration as well as time in the organization as  Director of Operations, Marketing Director and the Executive Assistant to the CEO.

 

Becky Morley

Programs: Becky Morley

Becky is the Human Resource Manager for Wesley House Family Services, Inc. Becky holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Ohio State University.  She has been a member of the Chapter for the past 11 years and is a National Member of SHRM.

 

 

Becky Morley

Sponsorship: Becky Morley

Becky is the Human Resource Manager for Wesley House Family Services, Inc. Becky holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Ohio State University.  She has been a member of the Chapter for the past 11 years and is a National Member of SHRM.

 

 

Legislative Chair

Legislative:  Teresa LaMacchia

 

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This Month's Program Sponsor

TELADOC



Conferences, Events & Resources

Florida Step-Up for Children


Chapter Awards 

2015 SHRM Superstar

2015 Platinum Award

2014 SHRM EXCEL GOLD AWARD

Excel Silver Award 2013 


 


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