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Zoe Brown to Receive 2020/2021 Cleveland SHRM Member of the Year Award June 24

oswaldcompanies June 22, 2021

CLEVELAND — June 22, 2021 —  Zoe Brown, Learning and Development Manager at Oswald Companies, has been named a 2020/2021 Member of the Year honoree.

This award is intended to recognize a member who has contributed in an exemplary manner to the Cleveland Society for Human Resource Management (CSHRM) and the human resources profession through their ongoing commitment to the Society and professional achievement.

The Member of the Year Virtual Ceremony will take place on Thursday, June 24, 2021 from 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Register and view full list of honorees here.

Selection criteria is based on the three key areas: must be a current member in good standing of CSHRM, significant involvement in the Society through active participation and ongoing contribution and demonstrated professional commitment to the human resource profession.

Per her peer nomination: “Zoe has shown nothing but extreme dedication this past year, as CSHRM pivoted its initiatives virtually…There is no doubt that she had the instinct and innovative nature to succeed during change, and this side of Zoe shined brightly this past year…She has pushed our dialogue to ensure we have a foundation that the membership can relate to and understand, and has been pivotal in asking great questions when we have met with other Emerging Professional SIGs/group within SHRM.”

Brown, MA, MEd, CPTM, who has joined Oswald Companies in 2017, manages the training function for Oswald Companies in Cleveland, OH. She brings over 20 years of experience in instructional design, facilitation, training management, organizational development, and human resources. Brown is also a blogger and certified Zumba instructor that aims to inspire women to find and do the things that bring them joy and confidence.

Learn more about Zoe Brown and Careers at Oswald.

About Oswald Companies

Founded in 1893, Cleveland-based and employee-owned, Oswald is one of the nation’s largest independent insurance brokerage firms. As a proud Partner of Assurex Global, the world’s largest association of privately held insurance brokers, our risk management professionals service and support the needs of our clients worldwide. Learn more at