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SL SHRM is excited to announce our July 14th Membership Development Meeting Topics:

Click here to register now for July's meeting, seating is limited.


10:00AM - Best Practices from an Award Winning Company, presented by: Nicole Mouskondis

Nicole Mouskondis currently serves as the Co-CEO of Nicholas & Company, Inc., a third generation family-owned and operated broadline foodservice distribution company, servicing customers in the Intermountain West. Nicole graduated from the University of Utah with a B.S. in Behavioral Science and Health, and received a Master’s Degree in Strategic Communication and Leadership (MASCL) from Seton Hall University.
Prior to her tenure at Nicholas & Company, Inc., she was the Marketing & Program Director for Rocky Mountain Gymnastics, and worked with Coca-Cola USA to market Elite gymnastics competitions throughout the country. She began her career at Nicholas & Company as the Human Resources Assistant, and worked up through the department to become the VP of HR for seven years, followed by leading in a Senior Vice President role for twelve years.
Current Community Service and Board Memberships include: Member of Nicholas and Company, Board of Directors; Member of Wells Fargo Women's Advisory Board; Member of Ballet West, Board of Directors and Chair of HR Committee; UMFA Board Member; Member of The Employer’s Council Board of Directors; WPO UT Chapter Member; American Cancer Society Gala Committee.
Former service contributions include: Human Resource Planning Committee for IFDA Productivity Conferences; Chair for SL March of Dimes “Star Chefs Gala”; SL Head Start Fundraising Committee Member; MDA Fundraising Committee Member; United Way Young Leaders Member; Greek Orthodox Church Parish Council Member.
Noteworthy Achievements: Recipient of Utah Business Magazine’s “30 Women to Watch”; Salt Lake City Chamber’s “Pathfinders” Award; Former member of both the USA National and University of Utah Gymnastics Teams.



 11:50AM - Tax/Financial Implications of ACA, presented by: Tom Bernard

Thomas J. Bernard, Executive Director


Tom is the Pacific Northwest Leader of EY’s Affordable Care Act team.



Tom has been providing indirect tax advisory services to Fortune 100 clients in the Bay Area since 1999. Tom assists companies in the staffing, retail consumer products and technology sectors with the Affordable Care Act as well as identifying and capturing business incentives and tax credits. Tom’s practice focuses on the financial implications of the Affordable Care Act, including workforce analytics, statutory compliance and reporting, marketplace exchange management as well as ASC 450 reviews of ACA processes and procedures for financial statement purposes. He also assists companies with Federal and State government tax credits and business incentives. Successful execution of these projects requires working closely with governmental and economic development agencies, as well as across various departments such as: Human Resources, Technology, Payroll, Tax and Finance to execute these projects

Education and Affiliations

Tom is a regular presenter at various Ernst & Young seminars as well as regional events. He has a B.S in Environmental Economics from the University of California at Berkeley, a Masters in Taxation from Golden Gate University, and an M.B.A from the University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of Business.

Location: San Francisco, California
Phone: (415) 894-8377
Mobile (415) 203-0651
Fax: (866) 490-8672
E-Mail: Thomas.Bernard@ey.com




 Hot Topic Tables present an opportunity for you to talk to and learn more from an subject matter expert.  Every month there are new Hot Topic Table SME's. Just look for the table with the red table cloth. So have a seat and be prepared to be a part of a meaningful exchange of important information with other SL SHRM members!


  • Table 1: TBA
  • Table 2: TBA
  • Table 3: TBA

The July 2015 We expect this professional development meetings to be pre-approved for SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP recertification credit.  
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With more than 450 members, Salt Lake SHRM  is the largest chapter in Utah. Membership in our chapter offers you an excellent opportunity to collaborate and network with other local HR professionals. Industries represented within our chapter membership include manufacturing, mining, non-profit, technology, healthcare, financial, legal, public administration, and many more. 

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July 14th Membership Development Meeting

  • 10:00 AM Best Practices from an Award Winning Company, presented by: Nicole Mouskondis
  • 11:50 AM Tax/Financial Implications of ACA, presented by: Tom Bernard

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