FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
JONI NELSON, VICE PRESIDENT OF HR FOR VISIONIT, NAMED 2014 TOP HR PROFESSIONAL BY MICHIGAN COUNCIL OF THE SOCIETY FOR HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT
Recognized for outstanding achievement in the field of human resource management and community leadership
Detroit, MI – October 21, 2014 – VisionIT’s Vice President of HR, Joni Nelson, is named top HR professional by Michigan Council of the Society for Human Resources Management (MISHRM) in recognition of her outstanding achievement in the field of human resources and community leadership. This is the inaugural year of the Top HR Professional Recognition contest by MISHRM, the leading voice for the human resource profession in Michigan.
The award is presented annually to individuals who exemplify the highest standards of the profession by promoting and contributing to the transformation of the HR profession in their business organization and in their community. Nelson received the award at the 2014 MISHRM State Conference this month.
“VisionIT is incredibly proud of Joni for her nomination and recognition as a top HR professional, something we see reflected every day in the value and expertise she brings to our organization,” said Christine Rice, President of VisionIT. “Joni’s extensive background and knowledge of the HR industry has resulted in extraordinary execution of the company’s global HR strategy, and her unwavering commitment to philanthropic efforts continues to positively impact the communities in which we live and work.”
Nelson oversees VisionIT’s global workforce across the U.S., Puerto Rico, Mexico and the Philippines. She brings more than 31 years of human resources leadership experience at organizations such as, Ilitch Holdings, Inc., CDI Corporation, Inca Computer Company, Frontier Communications and Hardees Food Systems.
As an active community member, Nelson has served as past board chair for Mentoring Solutions/Winning Futures, a non-profit organization dedicated to strengthening the impact of mentoring. She was recently awarded the Athena Award for Southeastern Michigan, given to women who have reached a high degree of professional excellence while also assisting women to reach their full potential.
“It is a true honor to receive this award that signifies not only professional accomplishments, but more importantly recognizes the importance of giving back to the community,” said Nelson. “Looking ahead, I am excited to continue leveraging my experience to further the business growth and expansion of VisionIT, and our shared commitment to community service.”
VisionIT, Inc. is a global leader in the areas of Information Technology (IT) Managed Services and Talent Management solutions. For nearly 20 years, VisionIT has combined focus, agility, streamlined operations and the most talented IT professionals to deliver unmatched services to many Fortune 500, mid-size corporations and large government agencies. With more than 20 U.S. offices across the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada, Mexico and the Philippines, and global delivery throughout Latin America, Europe and Asia, VisionIT operates FAST. To learn more about VisionIT, please visit www.visionit.com.