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December 10, 2020

December 2020 Meeting - Annual Honors Event and Program
December 10, 2020 - December 10, 2020
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Webinar (no charge)


HR's Role in Empowering Success

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CAHRA'S ANNUAL HONORS EVENT - Honoring Past Presidents
All Past Presidents and Retirees are invited to attend.  Please register online and send an email to [email protected] notifying us of your registration and plan to attend.   

Program Topic: 
HR's Role in Empowering Success

Speaker: 
Jenna Compton, EVP/Chief People & Staffing Officer, Simmons Bank

Speaker Bio:  Jena Compton is Simmons Bank’s Executive Vice President, Chief People and Corporate Strategy Officer. She joined Simmons in 2015. In her current role, Jena leads oversight of all human resources functions, including organizational effectiveness, total rewards, talent acquisition, training, talent management and employee relations. She also leads the company’s strategic planning and execution, project management and quality improvement areas. Previously, she worked as Senior Vice President for Human Resources at Acxiom Corporation and prior to that, as Vice President of Human Resources, Director of Employment Compliance and employment counsel. Before joining Acxiom, she was counsel for Fairfield Communities, Inc. in Little Rock, Arkansas where she was responsible for regulatory and employment compliance. Jena graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Arkansas and with high honors from the University of Arkansas School of Law. She is a licensed attorney in the state of Arkansas. She was named in Soiree Magazine’s 2016, Women to Watch, has served as a member of the Immaculate Conception School Board, and currently serves on the Board of Youth Home. She is an organizer of the annual Christmas Caravan, a homeless and low income Christmas event, and volunteers at several local non profits.   

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The Central Arkansas Human Resource Association is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.


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Future Meetings

December 10, 2020

December 2020 Meeting - Annual Honors Event and Program

December 10, 2020 - December 10, 2020
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Webinar (no charge)



HR's Role in Empowering Success