As of March 21, 2021, SHRM-Atlanta hired a new Chief Executive Officer, Jason Cline, CAE. Jason Cline has over 18 years of association management and leadership experience. Previously, Cline was the President & CEO of the Printing & Imaging Association of Georgia. There, Cline spearheaded the development and execution of a strategic plan and led a highly profitable insurance arm of the organization. Prior to that role, Cline was the Strategic Initiative Executive at the Association of College Unions International and was considered a thought leader by the CEO and Board of Directors. Utilizing an extensive business expertise, Cline transformed the Association into a profitable and thriving organization.

Jason Cline earned an undergraduate degree in Elementary Education and graduate certificate in Nonprofit Management from Indiana University. Cline also holds the Certified Association Executive (CAE) credential from ASAE: The Center for Association Leadership. Currently, Cline serves as a board member for the Georgia Society of Association Executives and as a trustee for the Printing Industries 401K Program.

Recently Jason Cline stated, “I’m extremely humbled, honored, and excited to serve as SHRM-Atlanta’s second CEO. SHRM-Atlanta’s leaders demonstrate a level of care, commitment, and collaboration that makes me excited about how the organization is advancing the work of HR professionals. I look forward to getting to know members and the entire team so that together we can pursue a vision for the continued success of the organization.”

SHRM-Atlanta is the premier professional community for those in Human Resources and people management. Our mission is to empower Atlanta’s HR professionals and people managers to create best-in-class Atlanta workforces and workplaces by enhancing their HR skills and knowledge, developing their business acumen, and increasing their leadership capacity.

SHRM-Atlanta is proudly affiliated with the National Society for Human Resource Management, and our 2,000+ members include Professional Practitioners, Professional Consultants, Faculty, Attorneys, Professional Associates, Students, and Honorary members who represent more than 1,300 businesses in Metro-Atlanta of all sizes.