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Sharon Chriss, PHR®, SHRM-CP®

Senior Partner, HR Services

Sharon takes joy in playing matchmaker to job seekers and employers, then applying her passion for performance development to help people achieve their potential.  Over her twenty-plus-year career in Human Resources, Sharon has earned a reputation as a highly effective HR professional, with specialized knowledge in recruiting, training, performance management, and compliance.  Her industry experience includes telecommunications, government contracting, tribal organizations, energy, non-profits, and government.

As a Sr. HR Services Partner for the Alera ConnectHR team, Sharon brings her experience to bear for clients through high impact recruitments, policy development and application, performance development programs, employee relations, and other HR projects requiring the application of a career of HR knowledge to achieve desired outcomes.

In addition to her bachelor's and master's degrees in Business Administration from the University of Alaska Anchorage, Sharon holds a Professional in Human Resources (PHR®) certification from HRCI, and a SHRM Human Resources Certified Professional (SHRM-CP®) certificate.

Sharon's interest in professional development extends into volunteer work for her community and professional organizations.  She presently serves on the Board, as an Advisory Member, for the School Business Partnership (SBP) and as a General Member of the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM).