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ILFVSHRM Awarded SHRM's Platinum Excel Award for 2019

    May 25, 2020

    Illinois Fox Valley SHRM Awarded

    For Elevating Human Resources, Improving Workplaces

    Elgin, IL May 22, 2020 — SHRM (the Society for Human Resource Management) recently awarded Illinois Fox Valley SHRM (ILFVSHRM) its prestigious EXCEL Platinum Award for ILFVSHRM’s accomplishments in 2019.

    The EXCEL award is given to state councils and chapters to recognize major accomplishments, strategic activities, and tactical initiatives that elevate the profession of human resources. 

    "So much of SHRM's impact on the world of work can be traced back to the dedication and hard work of our chapters and state councils like Illinois Fox Valley SHRM.  These leaders took the initiative and drove changes to make workplaces where employers and employees can thrive together." said Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., SHRM-SCP, president and chief executive officer of SHRM.  "The Platinum EXCEL Award is not only a celebration of the great work done by ILFVSHRM -- it's also a recognition of the grit it took to do it."

    The EXCEL Award can be earned at four levels: bronze, silver, gold and platinum. Each level has a prescribed set of requirements and accomplishments that must be met. ILFVSHRM will receive recognition in SHRM publications and at conferences, a logo to display on its website, and information to share with its members about the significance of this award.

    For more information about Illinois Fox Valley SHRM, visit

    Illinois Fox Valley SHRM is a not-for-profit organization committed to provide resources and opportunities that engage, develop, educate and inspire individuals in all phases of Human Resources Management.

    About SHRM

    SHRM, the Society for Human Resource Management, creates better workplaces where employers and employees thrive together. As the voice of all things work, workers and the workplace, SHRM is the foremost expert, convener and thought leader on issues impacting today's evolving workplaces. With 300,000+ HR and business executive members in 165 countries, SHRM impacts the lives of more than 115 million workers and families globally. Learn more at and on Twitter @SHRM.