Karl J. Ahlrichs, SHRM-SCP, CSP
Karl Ahlrichs has broad experience in Human Resources, Operations, Diversity and Inclusion, working with organizations from all industries. Karl is a national speaker and author, presenting on the people issues in Management and LEAN theory, and is often quoted in the local and national media. He is author of “Spaces between Places”, an artistic book about business travel.
Karl’s experience is perfectly suited to times of great organizational change. He has decades of strategic HR consulting to all industries, using risk management and good organizational development theories to bypass “best practices” and move directly to “next practices”.
Karl joined Gregory & Appel, an Indianapolis-based service firm, after serving as a founding partner of ExactHire. At those firms, his clients included manufacturers Roche Diagnostics, Boeing, Apple Computer, and Frito Lay.
Karl facilitates an invitation-only roundtable for CFOs, and for more than a decade he was the Program Chair for the Indiana Society for Human Resources Management annual conference. He is a member of SHRM, the Indiana Diversity Roundtable, American Society of Training and Development, and the Association for Psychological Type.
Karl has been named the SHRM Human Resource Professional of the Year for the State of Indiana. He has presented at the National SHRM Conference for 20 years, and holds the SHRM-SCP and Senior Professional Human Resources (SPHR) certifications, and is a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) from the National Speakers Association.