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LEADING A GOLD MEDAL WORKFOCE
Arkansas SHRM 2024 HR Conference & Expo • October 21-23 • Hot Springs, Arkansas

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Keynote Details

Managing the Game of Business

Key Objectives

1. Attendees will understand the differences and similarities of leadership best practices as learned from a sports career versus from an HR career. 2. Attendees will recognize the importance of supporting their employees who are caring for aging parents 3. Attendees will identify ways to see the whole field and anticipate what's next.

In this session, Tim Orellano will facilitate a fireside chat with Quinn Grovey, one of the winningest quarterbacks in Arkansas Razorback history.  They will discuss how Quinn translated success on the football field to a successful career in HR. They will share information about the ways to help employees balance their work and caregiving responsiblities.  They will also discuss overcoming obstacles, making strategic pivots, ways to help employees balance their work and caregiving responsibilities, and ways to identify and nurture leadership potential. Both in sports and in corporate America, it takes brilliance coupled with the collective efforts of everyone involved to result in a winning team. 

Quinn Grovey

Sr. Director of Development at Razorback Foundation

Quinn is a 1986 Graduate of Duncan High School. While at Duncan he led the Demons to Back-to-back Football State Championships in 1983 and 1984 and a State Semifinal appearance in 1985. Upon Graduation, Quinn accepted a Football scholarship to the University of Arkansas where he received his degree in Marketing Management in 1990. At Arkansas Quinn was a 3.5-year starter at Quarterback for the Razorbacks, where he is one of the winningest Quarterbacks in school history. He is the only Quarterback in Arkansas school history to lead teams to back-to-back Conference Championships and back-to-back Cotton bowl appearances. In 1989 Cotton Bowl the Hogs faced UCLA and Troy Aikman and in the 1990 Cotton bowl the Razorbacks faced the Tennessee Volunteers. After graduating Quinn had a brief stint in professional football in the Canadian Football League before starting a 25-year retail career with Walmart and Home Depot in Human Resources and Operations. Quinn’s desire to work in Intercollegiate athletics with student athletes led him back to the University of Arkansas where he now works for the Razorback Foundation, which is the primary fund-raising arm for the University of Arkansas Athletic Department. On football Saturdays, Quinn is a college football analyst for Cox Sports Television, and he is entering his 26th season on the Arkansas radio broadcast as the color analyst for Razorback football games. Quinn’s Daily Podcast called the Razorback Daily is one of the fastest growing Podcast in the country Quinn serves on the Board of Directors for Encore Bank and The Frank and Barbara Broyles Foundation which provides support and resources for caregivers of Alzheimer and Dementia loved ones. But his biggest achievement may be Co-producing the documentary “Growing Up Grovey” which highlights his life growing up in Duncan and chronicles the battle his mother faced when she was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and Dementia and his role as her caregiver.

Tim Orellano

President at The Human Resources Team

Tim is the President of The Human Resources Team, a Little Rock based human resources management consulting company. His consulting firm provides assistance and resources in preparation, training, support and implementation of Affirmative Action Plans with Positive Solutions. He works with a wide and diverse range of industries including banks and financial institutions, utilities, health care, technology, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, nonprofit, construction, and service organizations. He has over 30 years of experience in all areas of functional areas of HR as a Director of Human Resources in manufacturing, service and financial industries and in his consulting firm with client’s coast to coast. He is a top-rated speaker on the topic of Affirmative Action compliance for SHRM and other conferences many other professional associations and conferences across the country. He is a recipient of the Outstanding Member Award from the local SHRM chapter and the Arkansas Chapter of the American Society for Training and Development. He received the Arkansas Human Resources Professional of the Year Award and was finalist for the SHRM National Award for Professional Excellence and the Jim Wilkins Life Time Achievement Award in Human Resources and the Russell Gunter Legislative Advocacy Award. He is the Chair for the Arkansas Industry Liaison Group. He has served the ARSHRM State Council as Professional Development Director and is currently the Government Legislative Affairs Director. As a cancer survivor he serves as a coach for esophageal cancer patients with MD Anderson Medical Cancer Center.

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