MILFORD, Mich., March 27, 2013 – MIPRO, a Milford, Mich.-based consultancy specializing in implementations, upgrades and optimizations of Oracle’s PeopleSoft applications, announced today that Gloria Smith, senior principal consultant with the organization, has been named by the Oracle HCM Users Group (OHUG) as the Payroll Special Interest Group (SIG) Leader. MIPRO Managing Partner and CEO Jim Prokes made the announcement.
In this volunteer position, Smith will be responsible for helping to increase membership in the Payroll SIG, bring increasing value to the individual members, and provide a vehicle to and from Oracle Corporation. Some of her other duties include assisting in the development of the quarterly newsletter content to highlight SIG events/accomplishments and keep members informed, welcoming new members and developing ideas to increase and maintain membership, and facilitating educational opportunities for SIG members through educational webinars and monthly/quarterly meetings. Smith will also be responsible for assisting in the planning and success of the OHUG Annual Conference.
“Gloria is a hardworking and dedicated individual and we are excited to see her appointed to such a prominent position within this influential and collaborative community of Oracle users,” said Prokes. “Through her role, Gloria will be able to positively shape and enhance the experiences of members and will serve as an ambassador for MIPRO, helping to share our passion and focus for PeopleSoft products and solutions.”
Smith will immediately hit the ground running by lending support in the preparation for the annual OHUG Global Conference 2013, which takes place June 10-14 in Dallas. This conference brings together more than 1,800 OHUG members for a week-long networking and learning opportunity for anyone working with Oracle PeopleSoft, Fusion HCM and Taleo products. Smith will lead her first SIG Meeting at the conference.
Founded in 2005, MIPRO has a single point of focus: deploying PeopleSoft implementations, upgrades, optimizations and training for maximum strategic benefit, including PeopleSoft HCM, PeopleSoft Financial, PeopleSoft ALM and PeopleSoft SCM, as well as solutions relative to Business Intelligence and Fusion. The Milford, Mich.-based consultancy is driven by passion for three things: employing the best in the business, success of its clients and the PeopleSoft product. To learn more, visit www.miproconsulting.com.