Dave Ryan is a consultant with Roger's HR Consulting, LLC in Springfield, Illinois. Dave received his Senior Professional in Human Resource (SPHR) in 2007 and his Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM-SCP) in 2014. Prior to joining Roger's HR Consulting, Dave was Director of Human Resources and Compliance for Mel-O-Cream Donuts International, a unionized manufacturer of bakery goods supplying the grocery industry. In that capacity, he has undertaken many roll outs, project implementions to include process improvements, as well as dozens of compliance initiatives.

Dave serves in many volunteer roles with his local CIC-SHRM chapter and the ILSHRM State Council, including being State Director in 2017-2018. He speaks at local colleges and SHRM events on both HR and Social Media subject matters regularly. This experience includes speaking engagements throughout the state and nationally with Donna Rogers, the founder of Roger's HR Consulting, LLC.

Dave maintains a presence in Social-Media and was a member of the SHRM Blogger squad from 2014 to 2019 at the SHRM National Conference. He is dedicated to applying his years of practical experience to assist county governments in creating better workplaces that attract and retain quality employees by providing HR solutions to complex problems.