The 2021 Tampa Bay HR Person of the Year Award Committee seeks candidates who represent “the best” in the human resources management profession. This highly prestigious award recognizes creative approaches and consistently high performance that benefits an organization. We share the belief that human resource professionals play a critical role in determining the strategic direction of organizations.

Learn more about these categories in the eligibility section below.

Eligible Candidates Include:

  • An individual who has demonstrated excellence either by creative and innovative development of new ideas and programs or by the highly effective utilization of well-regarded principles in the human resources area. Specific achievements may be related to a project or an ongoing activity.
  • Any practitioner, consultant, generalist or a functional specialist who has not won HR Person of the Year in any category in the past five years.
  • An “HR Consultant of the Year” candidate is defined as a self-employed individual or an individual working for an HR consulting firm.
  • An “HR Young Professional of the Year” candidate is defined an HR professional that has less than 8 years of experience in HR.

Nominees must live or work in the following geographic areas: Hillsborough County, Pinellas County, Manatee County, Sarasota County