Katie Laymon, the Office Administrator for the Wilmington office of Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP, has recently received her certification as a Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Certified Professional (CP).  Katie received this certification after passing the SHRM-CP exam.

The SHRM Certified Professional exam is available to human resources professionals who implement policies and strategies, serve as a point of contact for staff and stakeholders, deliver HR services, and perform operational HR functions. Applicants must meet specific education and work experience criteria to be eligible to sit for the exam.

As the Wilmington Office Administrator, Katie manages the Wilmington staff and is responsible for daily operations including, but not limited to, human resources, facilities management, and finance.  She is currently serving as Co-Chair for Programming for the Lower Cape Fear Human Resource Association, and is a member of the local and national Association of Legal Administrators (ALA) and the national and local Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).