Chapter 151



William Hamrick, SHRM-SCP, SPHR
Publix Super Markets, Inc.

William Hamrick has lived in Lakeland since 1999 and is currently the Senior Manager of Labor Relations and Survey at Publix Super Markets, Inc. where he is responsible for managing Publix’s Labor Relations and Survey functions.  Prior to this role William was the Manager of Labor Relations and a Labor Relations Specialist with Publix.  Prior to joining Publix, William was the HR/Civil Service Director for the City of Lakeland from 2004 -2013 and the HR Manager for Electric Machinery Enterprises from 1997 – 2004. William holds the professional certifications of Senior Certified HR Professional (SHRM-SCP), Senior Professional of Human Resources (SPHR), Certified Public Manager (CPM), and Certified Pension Trustee (CPPT) and his academic accomplishments include a BA in Psychology from USF (1993), and an MS in Industrial Psychology from UCF (1998). William served as the FBC Category Lead for HR Metrics, as the Chair of the City of Lakeland Firefighters Pension fund, and as the Cub-master for Pack 104 at FPC.  He is married to Marcy Hamrick (Manager of Talent Acquisition for Publix); they met at while attending USF and have three children together.




Please email mfshrm@gmail.com if you are interested in discussing how you can assist our Chapter as a member of the Board!


Andrea Williams, SPHR
Advent Health

Andrea Williams recently joined Advent Health this year as their Human Resources Business Partner/Market Director. She was previously with LRH since 2014 and served as the Director of Benefits. She has also worked for the Winter Haven Hospital, Polk Sherriff, and GEICO. Andrea has her Bachelors Degree in HR from the University of Illinois and a Masters Degree in Employment Law from Nova Southeastern. She has been a chapter member since 2014.


Heidi Porter
Createch Machne and Design

Heidi Porter has been in Finance for over 20 years. Prior to moving back to Florida, she was the Finance Director for the Town of South Hill, Virginia. In 2015 Heidi became the Accounting and Administrative Manager for Createch Machine and Design. Heidi is responsible for managing all Accounting functions and Financials as well as Human Resources, Benefits and Payroll. Heidi recently completed the Plant City Leadership Program and was selected to join the Leadership Alumni Board.


Greg Sale
OMS Group


Greg Sale, a business owner of OMS Insurance Group, Inc., has more than 23 years of experience in the group health and workers’ comp insurance industry. He was President of Central Florida Health Underwriters in 2005 and 2006. He sits on the Blue Cross Blue Shield, Unitedhealthcare, AvMed, and Humana Agent Councils. He was awarded Agent of the Year by Humana in 2002; and Agent of the Year by the Central Florida Health Underwriters in 2006. He was awarded the “Top Producer” award for Unitedhealthcare (Florida) in 2011. In 2012 was named to the National Principles Council (select group of brokers to oversee health reform’s PPACA) by the National Association of Health Underwriters for his innovation in wellness integration. In 2015 he was appointed to the Leading Producers National Round Table headed in Washington DC.

Greg has a BB in Finance from Univ. of Florida, BM from FSC, MM from USF and a Doctorate from Hartt Conservatory of Music, University of Hartford. Greg currently resides in Lakeland, Fla., with his wife Christina and their two children Ethan and Olivia. 


Natalie Jones, MS, PHR, CPM
Publix Supermarkets

 Natalie currently works as a Survey Project Analyst for Publix SuperMarkets.  Prior to this, Natalie had been with the City of Lakeland since 2009 as an HR   Generalist and Specialist. She previously served the American Cancer Society in Talent and Development and was an HR Rep for the University of Central Florida   (her alma mater). Natalie has her Bachelors and Masters Degree from UCF. She is PHR and SHRM-CP certified and has been a chapter member with Mid-Florida   SHRM since 2011.


Jacquelyn Bobb

Heartland for Children 


Jacquelyn is currently employed with Heartland for Children, since 2004.  She has been in HR with Heartland since 2008, but prior to that she had about 12 years (1990 through 2002) as Personnel Manager with Laborers Local 1240, as a construction union. She was also employed with the Department of Children and Families as a Child Care Licensing Admin Assistant.  Her Bachelor’s degree is in business management with an emphasis in human resources.  She also has an HR Certification through the University of Central Florida.





Please email mfshrm@gmail.com if you are interested in discussing how you can assist our Chapter as a member of the Board!


Wanda Orengo, SHRM-CP, PHR

Publix Super Markets, Inc.


Wanda has been in the human resources profession for the last eight years. She has experience handling multiple areas, to include benefits, on-boarding and training, but specializes in leave management (FMLA and ADA), associate relations and performance management. She was a Benefits Specialist and Regional Compliance Administrator for GEICO for six years. Currently, she is an Associate Relations Specialist at Publix Super Markets. Wanda holds the professional certifications of Certified HR Professional (SHRM-CP) and Professional of Human Resources (PHR). She also holds a BS in Communications from St. John's  University. Wanda has been married for 15 years and has three children. 




Please email mfshrm@gmail.com if you are interested in joining the Mid-Florida SHRM Board in the Diversity Relations position!




Please email mfshrm@gmail.com if you are interested in discussing how you can assist our Chapter as a member of the Board!


Liz Antaya
Stahl & Associates

Liz is an Employee Benefits Consultant and Account Executive for one of the largest privately owned independent insurance agencies in Florida, Stahl & Associates Insurance. She is committed to establishing long-term partnerships with her clients and helping to assess needs and long term goals within the Employee Health Benefits arena.



Matina Wagner, MA, SHRM-SCP
Polk State College

Matina Wagner is a passionate servant leader who is dedicated to student success! She attended college while living abroad, working full time and raising a family. This experience has provided her with insight to the daily struggles of working adult students. After spending ten years in government service, Matina spent seven years serving as the Recycling Program Administrator for the Walt Disney World Company, before finding her true mission in education. At Polk State College for more than fifteen years, she has worked in Advising, Recruiting, Student Services, and now serves as the Internship & Experiential Learning Coordinator. In this role, she helps students find ways to gain experience and people with experience become students and earn credit for what they know. She loves matching companies looking for talent with students seeking careers. Matina holds a graduate degree in Human Resources and teaches business, internship and experiential learning courses as an adjunct both online and in hybrid formats. She serves as the Workforce Readiness Director for MidFlorida SHRM, the as the Professional Development Director on the FloridaACE Board of Directors, as well serving on other community committees.




Please email mfshrm@gmail.com if you are interested in discussing how you can assist our Chapter as a member of the Board!


Mid-Florida SHRM

3616 Harden Blvd, #217

Lakeland, FL 33803

Chapter #151


Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software