April Simpkins, SHRM

Founder, April Simpkins Enterprise LLC
Charlotte, NC
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About Speaker April Simpkins, SHRM

APRIL SIMPKINS SHRM-CP, PHR, - April is a dually certified HR Professional with 30 years of executive-level Human Resources experience. April is an HR Consultant, and the Chief Human Resources Officer for Totalhr, a human resources services firm focused on supporting the HR needs of small- to mid-sized businesses. She has helped more than 1000 business owners shape and develop their human capital.

April's experience and expertise, coupled with her continued study of Human Resources trends, has made her a trusted advisor for many in the business community. It also led to an invitation to The Business Journal Leadership Trust, which allows April to share her expertise with leaders nationwide. She has been a requested presenter and guest speaker for organizations that include Harvard University Extension School, Winthrop University, The Citadel, EEOC, and The City of Charleston, to name a few. She is also a member of the SHRM Speakers Bureau.

April is a board member of both the York County Regional Chamber of Commerce and the SC Small Business Development Centers (SBDC). She is the Chapter Chair for the Charlotte affiliate of the Women Presidents Organization (WPO), a non-profit membership organization for women presidents, CEOs, and managing directors of privately held, multimillion-dollar companies. In 2016 WPO honored April with the Woman of Color Award for her business achievements.

April was the Diversity Director for the South Carolina Society for Human Resources Management from 2018 - 2020. In 2020 April received the Unsung Hero Award from Greenville SHRM for her exemplary leadership in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Her service and commitment to the HR community and the profession's advancement led to her selection as a member of the HR Advisory Board for Winthrop University in Rock Hill, SC. She works with a team of HR thought leaders who have been charged with designing the human resources undergraduate and postgraduate degree curriculum and programs.

April has received many awards and honors for her business acumen. Her awards include: the 2020 Women In Business Achievement Award from the Charlotte Business Journal, the 2018 Fort Mill/ Tega Cay Business Person of The Year Award from the York County Regional Chamber, the Movers & Shaker Award given by Business Leader Magazine and, in 2016, April was named one of Charlotte's 50 Most Influential Women by Mecklenburg Times.

April is a classically trained pianist, an avid runner, athlete, mother, wife, and entrepreneur.

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I enjoyed the pieces I was able to hear, but I had several technical issues and was not able to hear the audio on much of the webinar

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  • April Simpkins, SHRM
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The Business Case For Diversity Equity & Inclusion

  • Apr 13, 01:30 PM EDT
  • CPA Canada
  • CPA
  • HRCI
  • SHRM
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  • 4.8 (4)
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  • April Simpkins, SHRM
  • 1 Credit

7 HR Challenges of Small- and Mid-Sized Businesses

  • Apr 21, 10:00 AM EDT
  • CPA Canada
  • CPA
  • HRCI
  • SHRM
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  • 5 (1)
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  • April Simpkins, SHRM
  • 1 Credit

Tips On Engaging Employees In The Midst Of Crisis

  • Apr 23, 02:00 PM EDT
  • CPA Canada
  • CPA
  • HRCI
  • SHRM
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  • 4 (2)
$15
  • April Simpkins, SHRM
  • 1.5 Credits

Talking Through Our Differences – Generational Diversities Impact on Leadership and Engagement

  • Apr 29, 10:00 AM EDT
  • CPA Canada
  • CPA
  • HRCI
  • SHRM
  • HRCI
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  • April Simpkins,
  • 1 Credit

The 21st Century Leader – Maintaining Corporate Identity In An Everchanging World

  • Feb 10, 09:30 AM EST
  • CPA
  • HRCI
  • SHRM
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  • 3 (1)
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Tips On Engaging Employees In The Midst Of Crisis

  • Mar 22, 01:30 PM EDT
  • CPA Canada
  • CPA
  • HRCI
  • SHRM
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  • 4 (2)
$10

7 HR Challenges of Small- and Mid-Sized Businesses

  • Mar 18, 10:30 AM EDT
  • CPA Canada
  • CPA
  • HRCI
  • SHRM
Completed
  • 5 (1)
$10

The Business Case For Diversity Equity & Inclusion

  • Mar 11, 09:30 AM EDT
  • CPA Canada
  • CPA
  • HRCI
  • SHRM
Completed
  • 4.8 (4)
$10

Tips On Engaging Employees In The Midst Of Crisis

  • Feb 22, 12:00 PM EDT
  • CPA Canada
  • CPA
  • HRCI
  • SHRM