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Russ Simpson with Acuity Brands Lighting

Russ Simpson/Acuity Brands Lighting 

Russ Simpson is the Director, Talent Management and Human Resources Shared Services with Acuity Brands Lighting. As the leader of the HR Shared Services department, Russ is responsible the following areas:

– Talent Sourcing
– Organization Development
– Payroll
– Human Resources Information Systems
– Employee Communication



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Candy Williams with Atlas Roofing Corporation

Candy Williams/Atlas Roofing Corporation 

Candy Williams is the Manager, Talent & Organizational Development for Atlas Roofing Corporation. Candy is a Talent Management / Human Resources Professional with 20 years of experience and proven success working with cross-functional leaders in banking/finance, manufacturing, sales and marketing, IT, finance, public relations and supervision and regulations, administrative services. Her areas of experience include talent acquisition and development, workforce planning, performance coaching, succession planning and career development, organizational design and development, and change management.

She started her HR career at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta as an HR intern and was promoted through the ranks to Organizational Development and Training Manager. She joined Atlas Roofing Corporation in Jan 2010 where she is responsible for talent management and organizational development.

She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources from Georgia State University and her Master’s degree from University of Georgia. She participated in a study abroad program as an undergrad and graduate at the L’Universite de Paris – Sorbonne and University of Manchester, respectively. She earned her PHR designation in 2011. She hopes to earn her CPLP within the next two years.



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