ASE announces the 2022 Michigan HR Executives of the Year - American Society of Employers - Heather Nezich

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ASE announces the 2022 Michigan HR Executives of the Year

Media Contact: Heather Nezich, Manager, Communications, ASE, 248.223.8040, [email protected]

Troy, MI ---September 30, 2022 --- ASE, Michigan’s trusted HR partner, is pleased to announce the honorees for its Michigan HR Executive of the Year for 2022.  Through a nomination process overseen by ASE, candidates are selected in four categories and recognized for their admirable work that distinguishes them in the field of Human Resource Management.  The 2022 winners are:

For-profit Organization – Large Employer
Sandy Patel, SHRM-CP, PHR, Head of HR, Americas, Altimetrik Corp (Southfield, MI)

For-profit Organization – Small Employer
Jacqueline Hernandez, Vice President of Human Resources, Superior Electric Great Lakes Company (Troy, MI)

Health & Human Services Organization – Large Employer

Susan D. Murphy, Chief People Officer, Greenpath Financial Wellness (Farmington Hills, MI)

Health & Human Services Organization – Small Employer
Jody Connally, HR Director, Detroit Wayne Integrated Health Network (Detroit, MI)

“This year’s honorees have demonstrated a sincere dedication to the HR profession and the organizations they serve,” stated Mary E. Corrado, ASE President & CEO.  “We are very excited to celebrate them and honor their accomplishments. This award is very well deserved for each honoree.”

The 2022 Michigan HR Executives of the Year will receive their awards at ASE’s Annual Summit, which celebrates not only the honorees but also the pivotal role of the HR profession in Michigan’s business and non-profit communities. In addition, this year ASE will celebrate its 120th anniversary. The ASE Annual Summit will be held Thursday, November 3rd from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Detroit Athletic Club.

ASE’s Annual Summit is open to both ASE members and non-members. Tickets are $99 per person, $539 for groups of six, and $639 for groups of eight. The evening includes networking, cocktails, small plates, and dessert. 

About ASE – Celebrating 120 Years

ASE is Michigan’s trusted HR partner.  ASE is a non-profit, membership organization – everything we do is based on the needs of members and to drive the success of their organizations.  ASE strengthens organization's HR departments by offering member benefits and discounted services that span the entire employee lifecycle including recruitment, development, and retention while minimizing compliance risk. We provide our members guidance through new legislation and workplace issues such as those currently occurring with the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more about ASE at


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