20 Aug BEMA’s Senior Director Earns Top Human Resources Certification
Overland Park, KS – BEMA is pleased to announce that Emily Bowers, Senior Director of Education and Operations, has earned her Senior Certified Professional credential from the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM-SCP). This advanced certification is for accomplished HR professionals focused on developing strategy, leading the HR function, fostering development, analyzing performance metrics, and aligning HR operations to organizational goals. With a global pass rate of only 53%, the certification is an achievement to be celebrated.
Kerwin Brown, BEMA CEO & President, congratulated Ms. Bowers and noted, “Emily’s recently earned certification is proof of her commitment to professional learning and workforce development. This validation of her knowledge is valuable to us both internally at BEMA, as well as to our member companies as they partner with Emily through BEMA-U to provide essential training and development to their own associates.”
The core values of BEMA speak to embracing and reflecting a culture that strives to operate with high professional standards in a positive work environment, while delivering a high level of customer service to all our constituents. Investing in the development of staff to achieve the highest levels of certification will help BEMA remain a preferred training and education partner for our member companies, as well as other Allieds and industry associations.
BEMA, Bakery Equipment Manufacturers and Allieds, is celebrating its 100th year of serving the industry as an international, not-for-profit, trade association representing leading bakery and food suppliers. BEMA creates authentic connections that improve its members’ businesses and the industries they serve. Its members utilize the value they gain through BEMA networking and educational events to provide their customers with the most effective and innovative solutions in the baking industry.