Presenter: Dana Mayhew, TDC Consults
Dana Mayhew is human resources professional, educator and public speaker. She is the founder and principal of TDC Consults, a human resources consulting firm. Her consultancy specializes in HR startups and is inclusive of corporate long-term HR and management training projects. Her expertise includes labor and employment laws, management training and executive coaching.
She is a member of the Institute of Couching (IOC), Harvard McLean Hospital affiliate. A management trainer, Dana is certified in EQ-2, MBTI, DISC and Strength Finder. She holds PHR-ca, SPHR, and SHRM-SCP certificates. Prior to starting her own firm, she was a corporate executive serving a broad spectrum of corporations and universities in the entertainment, manufacturing, health insurance, bio-medical, pharmaceutical, and other private and public sector corporations.
A long term PIHRA and SHRM member, Dana is an active member of the Professionals in Human Resources Administration's (PIHRA) executive board and a recipient of their HR Excellence Award PIHRA. She serves as the chair of the Government Advocacy Team. She is the founder of PIHRA's highly popular Government in Action Chat program hosting bi-monthly chats featuring legislators from throughout the state.
A strong advocate of positive human resources, Dana is committed to helping human resources professionals develop their expertise. She started her career as in human resources and labor relations as a co-lecturer at USC's School of Policy, Planning, and Development. Currently, she is an Adjunct Professor of Human Resources Management at Claremont Graduate University and instructs in HR for UCLA Extension's Business, Management, and Legal Programs.
She is a founding member of Claremont Graduate University's (CGU) Human Resource Management program's Positive HR Lab (PosHR). Also, she is the liaison and student advisor for the PIHRA CGU?s graduate student service HR organization. Under her guidance, the CGU team won the prestigious 2023 CalSHRM Case Student award.
HR Thursdays are presented in partnership with the LA Metro Chamber, Central Maine Human Resource Association, and the Lewiston CareerCenter and offer employers resources and tools to help gain a competitive edge. Presenters will share best practices with business owners, HR staff, and hiring managers in order to create meaningful recruitment, training, and retention strategies. HR Thursdays allow participants, whether employers of one employee or 1500, to gain the information needed to survive the labor shortage while giving tangible, and usable, tools and resources.