Human Resources

Investing in Leadership: Planning for Succession

  • 01/26/2017
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Merket Alumni Center


  • Current Members of SHRM Chapter #186

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Lynne A. Farlow, MBA, SHRM-SCP, SPHR


Lynne A. Farlow is currently serving as the Group Vice President, HR Strategy and Operations for Providence Health & Services, headquartered in Renton, WA. In this capacity, Lynne leads a team of human resources team members with diverse responsibilities, including: developing HR strategies that balance advocacy for people with achieving business results, effectively managing mergers & acquisitions and leading HR call center operations, project management and information systems functions.

Prior to joining Providence, Lynne was a partner with Wolf Leadership Development, LLC, consulting with small & large organizations on talent management, succession planning, employee engagement, leadership development and executive coaching. She has more than twenty years’ HR experience in the public and private sectors, ranging from a career as a naval officer to management and senior executive positions in corporations such as PepsiCo, Dell and USAA. She is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland, and has earned an MBA from Marymount University. Lynne is certified as a SHRM Senior Certified Professional, Senior Professional in Human Resources and as a Master Coach by the International Coaching Council.

Program Info:

Investing in Leadership: Planning for Succession

Succession planning is an essential part of every business. Is your organization prepared?

This presentation is designed to help you:

  • Understand the imperative for talent planning and succession, and how they support achieving business strategic goals;
  • Learn the difference between replacement planning and succession planning;
  • Be introduced to a model and process for succession planning;
  • Discuss how to make talent planning and succession a part of strategic planning. 

SHRM Recertification Credit: 1 PDC

Lubbock Chapter #186 of the Society for Human Resource Management is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.

This program is valid for [XX] PDCs for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit


  HRCI Recertification Credit: 1 General   

The use of this confirms that this activity has met HR Certification Institute's (HRCI) criteria for recertification pre-approval..

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Lubbock SHRM Chapter #186
PO Box 64183
Lubbock, Texas  79464

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