Central Illinois Human Resources Group

Affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management

Champaign, IL

Stay Interviews and Employee Engagement

  • Tuesday, September 13, 2022
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Homewood Suites and Zoom


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:

Registration is closed

Tuesday, September 13 -In-Person and Zoom

Location for in Person is Homewood Suites 1417 S. Neil St. Champaign, IL

Lunch by Betsy's Bistro -$20, Please RSVP no later than Sept 8 if attending in person so that we can ensure we have enough food.

Dave Ryan, Rogers HR Consulting, LLC, speaking on Stay Interviews and how these can be used to increase retention. 

Dave Ryan is the newest consultant to join Roger’s HR Consulting as an independent contractor. Dave retired from Mel-O-Cream at the end of 2021 after 45 years of service. Dave was Director of Human Resources & Compliance for Mel-O-Cream Donuts International in Springfield, IL. Mel-O-Cream is a medium-sized unionized manufacturer of bakery goods supplying the grocery industry. Dave received his SPHR in 2007, and his SHRM-SCP in 2014. In his long-term employment with Mel-O-Cream Dave has undertaken many roll outs, project implementations to include process improvements as well as dozens of compliance initiatives.

Away from work, Dave referees ice hockey at various levels. He has served in many volunteer roles with his local CIC-SHRM chapter and many roles on the ILSHRM State Council, including being State Director in 2017-2018. Dave speaks at local colleges and SHRM events on both HR and Social Media matters regularly. This experience includes speaking throughout the state and nationally with founder of the consulting firm he is now joining.

Dave is also an avid cyclist and rides with his two sons and a wife of 41 years, Sheila Ryan. Dave maintains a presence in Social-Media, and was a member the SHRM Blogger squad from 2014 to 2019 at the SHRM National Conferences. You can find him in cyberspace on Twitter as DaveTheHRCzar or on LinkedIn.

He is excited to transition to role of consultant, where he can apply his years of practical experience and assist any organization create better workplaces that attract and retain quality employees by providing HR solutions to complex problems. His work with Rogers HR Consulting, LLC as a client goes back to 2001.

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Central Illinois Human  Resources (CiHRG)

PO Box 7291

Champaign, IL 61826-7291

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