College Relations Director
Joan Kalamas, SPHR
Professional Instructor of Business Management
401 College Ave.
Ashland, OH 44805
Joan Berry Kalamas is a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) with over 30 years of HR experience in the private, public, non-profit, and educational sectors.
She currently serves as a full time Faculty member teaching Human Resources and Management graduate and undergraduate courses in the College of Business and Economics at Ashland University in Ashland, Ohio and she is the President and Founder of Strategic Solutions, an HR consulting and continuing education provider company.
Joan currently is the Central Ohio District Director for the Ohio SHRM State Council and a member of the State Council Long Range Planning Committee, and she served as the Director of the Ohio SHRM State Council in 2008-2009. She is a member of the Human Resources Association of Central Ohio and served as the President of the Association in 2001. J
oan holds a Bachelor's degree in Education from Ashland University and a Master's degree in Professional Development and Adult Education from The Ohio State University. She is a frequent presenter and has been cited numerous times in publications such as Business First and Columbus CEO. Joan and her late husband David are the authors of two books: "Developing Employee Capital: Setting the Stage for Life Long Learning" (HRD Press, 2004) and "Situational Performance (HRD Press, 2006).