Human Resources & Professional Development

The Human Resources and Professional Development Committee educates and serves as a resource to Chamber members, both with and without human resources departments. The Committee presents seminars on cutting-edge, employment-related issues, and advocates on behalf of human resources causes of interest to the business community. Further, the Committee is committed to partnering with other GMCC committees to leverage expertise of varying degrees of human resources knowledge and legal expertise to discuss issues relevant to the local community. Finally, the Committee adds value to the GMCC membership while enhancing the Chamber’s brand through delivery of quality service and programming.

El pagnier K. Hudson


El pagnier K. Hudson
Florida International University

Miami Chamber Patrick F. Martin

Vice Chair

Patrick F. Martin
Greenberg Traurig

Staff Contact


Educate Chamber membership and local HR Community on HR-related topics

  • Hold four committee meetings/workshops at which substantive topics will be discussed
  • Host annual HR Insights Summit

Collaborate with the Education & Workforce Committee to host a Roundtable during the Emerge America Conference, bringing the business & education communities together

  • Convene a panel discussion examining the talent/human capital needs of the workforce for technology, entrepreneurship, emerging future and growing industries with businesses and educational institutions

Utilize HR Committee Expertise to Support Chamber Membership

  • Facilitate two webinars in HR and/or Labor and Employment Law- related issues to the GMCC Chamber affiliates as a “value add” for Chamber members

Identify and submit items for legislative focus

Top Investors

Baptist Health South Florida
Bank of America
CareerSource South Florida
Carnival Corporation & PLC
Florida International University
Florida Power & Light
Wells Fargo