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Karl Ahlrichs, SHRM-SCP, CSP

Karl Ahlrichs is a national speaker, web presenter and author, often quoted in the local and national media on the people issues in modern organizations.

He has broad experience in Human Resources, Operations and senior level problem solving, working with all industries.

Karl’s experience is perfectly suited to times of great global challenges. He has decades of strategic consulting to all industries, using risk management and good organizational development theories to bypass “best practices” and move directly to “next practices”.

Karl joined Gregory & Appel, an Indianapolis‐based insurance firm, after serving as a founding partner of ExactHire, a human resources services firm. Prior experience was as a Senior Consultant for Professional Staff Management, and Vice President in the Indianapolis office of Marsh & McLennan, and Vice President of Right Management Consultants. At those firms, his clients included IU Health, Suburban Health, Roche Diagnostics, Boeing, Apple, and Frito Lay.

Karl facilitates a weekly COVID web‐based roundtable with advisors, and an invitation‐ only roundtable for CFOs, and for more than a decade he was the Program Chair for the Indiana Society for Human Resources Management annual conference. He is a member of SHRM, and the Association for Talent Development.

Karl has been named the SHRM Human Resource Professional of the Year for the State of Indiana. He has presented at the Annual Global SHRM Conference for more than 20 consecutive years and holds the SHRM‐SCP (Senior Certified Professional) and SPHR (Senior Professional Human Resources) certifications and is a CSP (Certified Speaking Professional) with the National Speakers Association.

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