Founder & CEO
Sheree Knowles, SPHR, CPM is a talented executive with over 25 years of HR leadership and project management experience. She is the Founder of two human capital and talent management firms, 8(a) and DBE certified Human Capital Consulting Consortium (H3C) and HR Knowledge Source (HRKS). HRKS was recognized as one of the 2021 Top 30 Small Businesses of the Year in Cobb County, GA. HRKS was recently featured in the Atlanta Business Chronicle as well as in a televised edition of Inside The Blueprint.
Prior to founding HRKS and H3C, Sheree held several highly visible senior-level HR positions, for companies with regional and national geographic footprints, including VP of HR for a $1B+ professional services firm. Her vast experience includes project management as well as leading centralized and matrixed teams in the following areas: talent acquisition; workplace civility; diversity, equity and inclusion; learning and development; talent management; performance management; employment investigations; compliance; organizational design & development; employee engagement; human resources optimization. Her project management experience aligns well with her ability to build departments and organizational structures from the ground up.
Knowles is a sought-after Facilitator, Keynote Speaker, and Panelist. Her facilitation style blends humor and high energy with real-world examples and practical application. Sheree has been a featured speaker at DisruptHR, Cobb Executive Women, multiple HR Star Conferences, SHRM-Atlanta Conferences, NAAAHR Conferences, Factorial HR, several Small Business Expos, the Project Management Institute (PMI) as well as on radio and TV. HRKS was recently featured in the Atlanta Business Chronicle as well as in a televised edition of Inside The Blueprint. She serves as a subject matter expert for entrepreneurial start-ups and has been featured in Voyage ATL Magazine and Shoutout Atlanta. She has developed and facilitated Small Business Series for the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT), Linked UP Church’s Entrepreneur Boot Camp and Linked2StartUp programs.
Speaking Engagements, Workshop Facilitation and Coaching Topics
☐ Cultural Proficiency
☐ Developing High Performing Teams
☐ Civility, Respect & Engagement
☐ Managing Change in Turbulent Times
☐ Emotional Intelligence
☐ Project Management & Lean Methods
☐ Marketplace Foundations for Entrepreneurs
☐ Beyond Skin Color – Diversity & Inclusion
☐ Unconscious Bias & Microaggressions
☐ Leadership Exploration
☐ Developing an Intrapreneurial Mindset
☐ The Excellent Client Experience
☐ Employee Engagement
☐ Strategic Business Partnerships
In addition to managing two dynamic consulting firms, Sheree is actively involved in several professional and non-profit organizations including the Cobb Chamber of Commerce CEO Roundtable and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. She serves on the Board of Directors for LiveSafe Resources and previously served as a Board Advisor for the National Association of African American in Human Resources (NAAAHR) Atlanta Chapter. She and her team have provided in-kind and financial support to the Urban League of Greater Atlanta, the Atlanta Mission, and the Atlanta Community Food Bank. Ms. Knowles is a graduate of the University of Dayton and currently resides in the Southeast with her family. She is also an avid runner and Zumba enthusiast.
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