Tennessee Bankers

HR Hot Topics: Conquering COVID Chaos

November 5: Online

This is a virtual-only event. Contact Sheena Frech for more information.


This event replaces the 2020 annual Human Resources Conference originally scheduled for March 4 & 5, 2020. With a focus on COVID-19 topics, this event covers compliance issues related to the human resources function in general, and addresses the current management issues.


Speakers and Topics

Mental Health in the Workplace – Supporting Employee Well Being in a Post Pandemic World
Marcy Ledford, Health and Productivity Director, UNUM, Chattanooga, Tenn.

Navigating the Challenges of “COVID-19 Leave” and Compensation Issues
Stacie Caraway, Partner/Attorney, Miller & Martin, PLLC, Chattanooga, Tenn.
Kara Shea, Partner, Butler Snow LLP, Nashville, Tenn.

Ask the Expert: How to Deal with Employee COVID-19 Exposures as the Pandemic Continues
Julie Shaffner, Epidemiologist, Emergency Preparedness Program, TN Department of Health, Nashville
Cassie Jones, Epidemiologist, Vaccine Preventable Diseases Program, TN Department of Health, Nashville

General Bank Liability Issues in a Time of Covid
Taylor Tipton, Counsel, Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz, Knoxville, Tenn.

Straight Answers to Tough Questions—a Q & A Panel
Rowan Leathers, Partner, Butler Snow LLP, Nashville, Tenn.
Kim Vance, Shareholder, Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz, Nashville, Tenn.
Renee Morris, Senior Vice President/Human Resources Director, Centennial Bank, Trezevant



Thursday, November 5, 2020
8:00 a.m.—Registration/Log on 
8:30 a.m.—Session Begins
9:30 a.m.—Break
9:45 a.m.—Session Resumes
11:30 a.m.—Lunch Break
12:30 p.m.—Session Resumes
2:30 p.m.—Adjourn


Who Should Attend

Human resources professionals and support staff, branch managers, and supervisory personnel.


Continuing Education Credit

Attendees qualify for 5 hours of Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credit in the area of Specialized Knowledge and Application.

HRCI Credit: This activity, is not yet approved for recertification credit hours. Check our website for updated HRCI Credit information. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at www.hrci.org.


Thank You Sponsors

Financial Products and Services, Inc.
Morgan Stanley Wealth Management

Inova Payroll

BankTalent HQ



Program Fees

TBA Members / Associate MembersNonmembers
Registration $270$540

TBA Contact

Sheena Frech - sfrech@tnbankers.org
Director of Education
Tennessee Bankers Association
211 Athens Way, Ste 100 • Nashville, TN 37228-1381
800/964-5525 or 615/244-4871 or www.TNBankers.org

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