HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, OH – ERC, the 101-year-old organization that provides people data and HR services to help leaders make better decisions, is pleased to announce that Allison Kenney, PHR, SHRM-CP has been promoted to Manager, HR Advisory Services, and Helen Oshaben, SHRM-CP has joined the company as HR Consultant.
Allison Kenney joined ERC as a Human Resources Advisor in 2017 and was later promoted to Human Resources Consultant in 2020. As a member of ERC’s HR Help Desk, she has provided ERC members with the most current information and professional guidance on a variety of HR and general business-related topics. She has also delivered consultation on HR projects to ERC members and clients. In her new role, Allison will continue to provide consultation, and she will oversee the HR Consultant team that staffs ERC’s HR Help Desk.
Helen Oshaben comes to ERC after serving for eight years at Hawken School (K-12) as Director of Human Resources. Prior to Hawken, Helen worked for Oswald Companies as a Senior Consultant and insurance advisor. As HR Consultant at ERC, Helen applies her extensive HR background, compliance knowledge, and experience in employee relations, benefits, and retirement plan compliance to member-inquires through ERC’s HR Help Desk.
“We’re thrilled to have such high-caliber talent on our team! Allison and Helen bring decades of experience and industry knowledge to our members and clients. Their varied background and combined expertise serve as a valuable asset to organizations of all shapes and sizes,” said ERC Senior Vice President Carrie Morse.
“It’s such a pleasure to welcome Helen to ERC and to recognize Allison’s exceptional work in this fashion, said ERC President Kelly Keefe. “We are grateful to have a team of competent and knowledgeable HR professionals supporting our member organizations.”
Since 1920, ERC has provided people data and HR services to help leaders make better decisions. Through our certified HR advisors, we offer consultative services, compensation benchmarking and data, workplace polls and surveys, networking, and cost savings opportunities. We also offer virtual and classroom instructor-led training, on-demand learning, individual and team assessments, one-on-one coaching, and employee engagement services. In addition, ERC is the founder of NorthCoast 99 and sponsors the ERChealth insurance program for Ohio employers.