Jason Reep, CAE, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, President


Jason Reep joined The Employers’ Association in 2015 as Director of Learning & Inclusion. In that role, Jason lead the Training & Development activities, oversaw the Association’s Affirmative Action services, and provided coaching, mentoring, training and consulting support.  Jason was named President by the Board of Directors effective September 1, 2018. 

Prior to joining TEA, Jason worked in the healthcare field and at a “sister” employers association in Seattle, WA. Jason’s experience includes over 20 years of Strategic Inclusion & Diversity work accomplished through his activities in Training & Development, Organizational Development, Coaching, and Human Resources Consulting. Jason has worked with employees at all levels within manufacturing, healthcare, non-profit, educational/governmental and service industries providing coaching for executive leaders, development for supervisors and managers and a variety of training experiences for hourly and contract employees. 

Jason was graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a BA in Psychology then attained a MEd in Human Resource Development from Xavier University. He is a Certified Association Executive (CAE), a SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHM-SCP), and a Senior Human Resource Professional (SPHR). 

In addition to his role at The Employers’ Association, Jason is an adjunct professor at Grand Valley State University (Human Resources) and serves on the Board of Directors for Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women (GROW). Jason is also a past member of the Experience Grand Rapids Diversity Advisory Council and the WGVU Engage Inclusion committee.

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