Victoria Neal, SHRM-SCP, is an HR Knowledge Advisor who works with human resource professionals to provide research as well as provide professional knowledge and experience covering all human resource disciplines. Victoria enjoys researching and strategy and working with human resource professionals to resolve problems and find leading-edge practices in applying HR to business. Victoria joined SHRM in 1996, securing several management positions including regional manager, Southeast, and manager of Professional Emphasis Groups Relations. She has spent the past 14 years as an HR Knowledge Advisor. During her years at SHRM, she developed extensive human resource knowledge, management skills, professional speaking and presentation skills, and leadership development and team building experience. Victoria began her career in human resources at Sterling, Inc., in Akron, Ohio, and garnered association management experience with the American Industrial Hygiene Association, moving with the organization from Ohio to Virginia. Victoria holds a Bachelor of Science in industrial relations management, with a concentration in human resource management from The University of Akron.