Ashley Bearden, human resources coordinator at The Trust Company of Tennessee, has earned certified professional status from the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM-CP).
The competency-based SHRM-CP certification is aimed at human resources professionals who support organizations at the operational level.
Founded in 1987 and with offices in Chattanooga, Knoxville and the Tri-Cities, The Trust Company of Tennessee currently has more than $4 billion under management. The firm helps individuals, families, business owners and nonprofits make better financial decisions through wealth management, personal investment strategy, corporate retirement plans, estate planning and personal trust services.
“Our team is our most important asset,” said Daniel Carter, president of The Trust Company of Tennessee. “The enhanced human resources knowledge gained through this process will help Ashley continue to serve our team and culture well.”
Bearden, who has been with The Trust Company of Tennessee since 2019, earned an associate of science degree at Pellissippi State Community College and a bachelor’s degree in business administration in human resources from the University of Tennessee. She resides in Maryville.
“We appreciate Ashley’s commitment to continuous learning and congratulate her on this accomplishment,” Carter said.