The Alcott HR Stewardship Award was created in 2020 and named after Richmond SHRM’s first Executive Director, Jeannie Alcott. Attributes of nominees for the Alcott HR Stewardship Award include:
- Significant professional contributions made to the HR Profession.
- Functioning as a highly effective and valued colleague, partner, or advocate.
- Leads with integrity and purpose.
- At least 10 years of experience in a leadership role.
During the Richmond SHRM Strategic Leadership Conference, we announced the winner of the Alcott HR Stewardship Award for 2023!
And the winner is…
Interim Chief HR Officer, Virginia Commonwealth University
In her nomination for the Stewardship Award, this is what her colleagues said about Alison:
“Alison epitomizes the definition of a leader. She has integrity, self-awareness, courage, respect, empathy, and gratitude. She is agile and flexes her influence while communicating and delegating effectively. Alison bases her work on data and on the mission of the organization.”
“Using her reputation and collaborative approach, she has formed strong relationships at all levels of the university, from leadership to staff. Alison is known and respected for not only her acumen but for her ability to both lead as well as do the work alongside her team. The work Alison has led and accomplished in a relatively short time is nothing short of incredible.”