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2021 Platinum Excel Award

    May 26, 2022


    Illinois Fox Valley SHRM Awarded 

    For Elevating Human Resources, Improving Workplaces 

    Elgin, IL, May 25, 2022 — SHRM (the Society for Human Resource Management) recently awarded Illinois Fox Valley SHRM its prestigious EXCEL Platinum Award for the Illinois Fox Valley SHRM accomplishments in 2021. 

    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.  

    “SHRM’s impact on the world of work is due to the dedication and efforts of our chapters and state councils like Illinois Fox Valley SHRM. “The Platinum EXCEL Award is not only a celebration of the great work done by ILFVSHRM—it’s also recognition of their focus and determination to cause the effect to make great workplaces”, said Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., SHRM-SCP, president, and chief executive officer of SHRM.  “Their HR leadership is exemplary.”

    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

    Media: For more information, contact Edward Burke, at or 703-535-6036.

    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.