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AHRMA and WilcoHR have partnered with CTCBA! 

Contact us if you are a partner to receive the discount code.

Upcoming events

    • November 14, 2019
    • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
    • Maggiano's Italian Restaurant-10910 Domain Drive

    November Educational Luncheon

    Market Your Rewards and Retain Talent 


     Shala Sturgeon, PHR, SHRM-CP

    Director of HR, BKCW Insurance and Zip Cleaners 

    HRCI Approved

    AHRMA & Wilco Members

    Contact for the discount code


    • Are you marketing your company to be the best place to work for candidates considering your organization?
    • Are you offering  a total compensation and benefits package, or just a base salary?
    • Do you have a company culture where employees feel welcomed, trained, and engaged?
    • Is your company a place where employees and leadership want to stay and grow?
    • Are you able to hire top talent based on employee referrals and word of mouth?

    If not, please join us to discuss innovative ideas to better market your rewards package and retain top talent in this competitive market. Learn how integrating new processes and developing strategic plans with your leadership teams will set you up for future success and differentiate you from your competitors.

    Shala Sturgeon has provided strategic guidance and leadership for all aspects of HR and organizational development throughout her career in human resource management. Her expertise includes employee relations, performance management, total compensation and benefit programs, leadership development, succession planning, forecasting and budgeting, mergers and acquisitions, corporate community involvement, as well as recruiting new talent. Shala has 18 years of combined experience in strategic HR and recruiting through her roles at Kaye/Bassman International Corp., McLane Company, Inc., and CGI. She joined BKCW Insurance two years ago as Director of Human Resources, and began HR oversight for Zip Cleaners following a company acquisition last November.

    Members will cast votes for the CTCBA Board of Directors for 2020.  If you are interested in volunteering on the Board, please fill out an application and submit your resume to by October 31, 2019. 





    • March 23, 2020
    • March 24, 2020
    • Beautiful Downtown Austin, Texas


    Advanced Excel for Compensation Professionals

    Are you a compensation professional who routinely uses Excel to analyze large amounts of data and dream of being able to work more efficiently? If so, this Excel training class designed for HR professionals is for you. In it you will learn advanced Excel techniques developed by Dianne Auld, an in-demand total rewards expert and faculty member at WorldatWork. 

    Over the two-day course you will learn: 

    • How to create powerful interactive Excel dashboards that consolidate large amounts of data into executive summary views to facilitate business decision making.
    • Advanced Excel functions, including complex LOOKUP and IF formulas, data validation and protection, array formulas and macros to do pay and benefits calculations and pay and commissions calculations.
    • How to build Excel dashboards using real-world scenarios. 

    Participants must be proficient with writing VLOOKUP, IF and other formulas and be able to create charts.


    Course: 2 credits

    CEUs: Course: 1.5 credits

    HRCI Recertification 14 classroom hours

    SHRM Recertification: 14 classroom hours


    Click here for more information and registration.

    • May 18, 2020
    • May 19, 2020
    • Beautiful Downtown Austin, Texas


    Quantitative Principles in Compensation Management C3E


    As a human resources professional, having a solid set of HR statistics and analytics skills is essential for delivering actionable insights for informed decision making to positively impact your organization’s business outcomes. In this hands-on HR statistics course, you will master applied statistics to HR issues and gain analytics skills using Excel. 

    Topics covered in the course include: 

    • Learning regularly used statistical tools, including the applications of these tools for total compensation design and administration.
    • Recognizing the four levels of measurement and the quantitative concepts in HR.
    • Finding, collecting, analyzing and accurately displaying statistical data in the most effective way.
    • Understanding the relevant application of various statistical tools.
    • Introduction to increasingly used advanced statistics for decision making, including regression analysis. 

    This course is part of the CCP and GRP certifications. It is designed for the HR professional seeking a foundational understanding of statistics in compensation management with responsibility in the area of compensation design.



    Course: 2 credits

    CEUs: Course: 1.5 credits

    HRCI Recertification 16 classroom hours

    SHRM Recertification: 16 classroom hours


    Click here for more information and registration.

Past events

October 07, 2019 WorldatWork Educational Series 2019
September 12, 2019 September Panel Luncheon
August 05, 2019 2019 Texas Total Rewards Conference
July 11, 2019 Emerging Issues in the Board Room and How Companies Are Responding
June 13, 2019 June Educational Webinar
May 09, 2019 May Educational Luncheon
May 06, 2019 2019 WorldatWork Total Rewards Conference
March 12, 2019 Master the Power of LinkedIn Branding & Social Selling Webinar
February 14, 2019 February Educational Luncheon
November 08, 2018 Creating and Maintaining High Performance Work Enviornments
September 06, 2018 Executive Compensation Trends, Practices and Regulatory Issues
August 02, 2018 The New Rules of Talent Management-'HR goes Agile' Webinar
July 12, 2018 Crowdsourced Compensation Data: Do We Trust It?
May 10, 2018 Trends and Issues in Sales Compensation Planning and Design-What New Ideas Are Companies Considering in 2019 & Beyond?
April 12, 2018 Create a Healthier & Happier Workforce with a Future-Ready Benefits Strategy.
January 11, 2018 Cliff Notes Guide to Fee Clarity & Financial Wellness - Michael Coelho, Managing Director, Sageview Advisory Group
December 31, 2017 WorldatWork Educational Series 2018
November 30, 2017 Happy Hour - Members Only Free Event
November 09, 2017 November Educational Luncheon - Stephen DeBellis, Founder and Principal Consultant, DeBellis Partners
September 14, 2017 September Educational Luncheon - Autumn Manning, Co-Founder & CEO, YouEarnedIt
August 14, 2017 WorldatWork Educational Series
June 29, 2017 Employer Branding Through Benefits - Beth Ley, Kendra Scott
May 18, 2017 Compensation & Benefits in a Start Up and Beyond
March 27, 2017 WorldatWork Educational Series
March 09, 2017 HIPAA - How to Protect Your Company: Are you getting it right?
January 12, 2017 Trust - The New Currency for 2017
November 17, 2016 The Generational Kaleidoscope: A Challenge for HR


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