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Honorees will be celebrated on Nov. 4 at ASE’s Annual Summit

Media Contacts: Barbara Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications, 248.260.8466,;
Wendy LoCicero, ASE, 248.223.8006,

Livonia, Mich. —Oct. 5, 2015 — The American Society of Employers (ASE), one of the nation’s oldest and largest employer associations, is pleased to announce the honorees for its annual Michigan HR Executive of the Year for 2015. Through a nomination process overseen by ASE, candidates are selected in four categories and recognized for meritorious work that distinguishes them in the field of Human Resource Management. The category winners are:

• Scott Pepin, Senior Vice President, Global Human Resources, Federal-Mogul Powertrain – Organizations with over 1,000 Michigan employees
• Meghan Berg, PHR, SHRM-CP, HR Director, Fortis Energy Services, Inc. – Organizations with fewer than 1,000 Michigan employees
• Sharon Butler, Assistant Vice President, Human Resources, Michigan State University – Health and Human Services organizations with 500 or more Michigan employees
• Ron Carr, Human Resource Director, United Way of Southeastern Michigan – Health and Human Services organizations with fewer than 500 Michigan employees

“It is a privilege to congratulate these executives and acknowledge their contributions to their respective organizations,” Mary E. Corrado, ASE president and CEO, said. “These HR leaders help build, support and sustain the people infrastructure that establishes the foundation for a company’s success.”

The Michigan HR Executives of the Year for 2015 will receive their awards at ASE’s twelfth Annual Summit, which celebrates not only the honorees but the pivotal role of the HR profession in Michigan’s business and non-profit communities. The ASE Annual Summit will be held Wednesday, Nov. 4 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Detroit Athletic Club.

ASE’s 2015 Annual Summit is open to both ASE members and non-members. Tickets are $99 per person, $539 for groups of six, and $639 for groups of eight. The evening includes networking, cocktails and hot hors d’oeuvres. To purchase tickets or for registration information, please call 248-223-8006 or visit the ASE website.

About the American Society of Employers (ASE) – a Centennial Organization
The American Society of Employers (ASE) is a not-for-profit trade association providing people-management information and services to Michigan employers. Since 1902, member organizations have relied on ASE to be their single, cost-effective source for information and support, helping to grow their bottom line by enhancing the effectiveness of their people. Learn more about ASE at