Wendy Dailey and Jon Thurmond


Wendy Dailey is an HR Business Partner in South Dakota. With almost 20 years of experience in human resources, she has worked in a variety of industries including construction, airlines, banking and healthcare. Wendy is active in her local SHRM group, DisruptHR and in the #HRTribe on Twitter. She is co-host of the #HRSocialHour twitter chat and podcast. Wendy was named to the 2018 SHRM blogging team and writes for Workology, Prosky and on her personal blog: mydaileyjourney.com.

In her spare time, Wendy enjoys spending time with her family and leading her daughters’ Girl Scout troops.


Jon Thurmond serves as the Mid-Atlantic Regional Human Resources Manager for Team Fishel, a utility engineering and construction firm.  His experience includes working in the construction, public utility, healthcare, and accounting & finance industries, in roles encompassing Employee/Labor Relations, Recruiting, Training, and HR leadership.

Jon hosts the #HRSocialHour Half Hour Podcast and Twitter chat.  He serves as the Social Media Director for the Virginia SHRM State Council. 

Jon holds SHRM-SCP certification, a Labor Relations-Contract Administration certificate from Cornell University, a Master’s in Music Education from the University of Kansas, and a Bachelor’s in Music Education from Middle Tennessee State University.  He is a Hootsuite Pro Certified Professional.

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Jon & Wendy talk to #SHRM18 Blogger Jessica Miller-Merrell 

We're joined by Jessica Miller-Merrell, founder of Workology. We talk about why she started #NotAtSHRM, fun things she has planned for conference, and Jessica and Jon connect over classic rock and marching band! 

June 14, 2018