Small business owners champion the definition of the “entrepreneurial spirit”. They are resourceful, intuitive and resilient. They are wise to know that success is built and maintained upon the formulation of a cohesive, talented team. Finding employees who integrate fully into the small business culture can be a challenge. Organizations of all sizes are fiercely […]
About Randi Renee Doerr, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Randi Renee Doerr initially joined ExactHire in January 2012 as Project Manager in the Client Services Department. In her current role, VP of Client Success, she guides a team of outstanding client services representatives who handle the entire post-sales client life cycle. Randi is also responsible for cultivating all partner relationships and keeping interdepartmental processes squared away. She is always looking for new and different ways to harness technology for ExactHire and her clients.
Prior to joining ExactHire, Randi spent over five years with JMI, the world's largest motorsports exclusive marketing agency located here in Indianapolis. Randi had the opportunity of traveling the world and working directly with clients in the NASCAR, NHRA, and IndyCar series.
After working on accounts, she transitioned into a quality role developing procedures and best practices for this global company along with helping implement several technology projects aimed at creating efficiencies. Before joining JMI, Randi worked at The Indy Partnership helping economic development for central Indiana.
Randi is a Texan by birth and Hoosier by roots, graduating with a B.S. Honors in Marketing and International Studies from Indiana University's Kelley School of Business. Randi loves spending time with her husband, Matthew, and son, Jakob. She has a passion for learning and in addition to her SHRM-SCP and SPHR certifications, she holds certificates in Project Management, Massage Therapy, and Safe & Sacred. She is also highly skilled at hosting, planning, and executing events which typically include some element of public speaking.
Entries by Randi Renee Doerr, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
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