Samm Smeltzer has set out on a unique journey to achieve the most effective style of management and leadership within the workplace. With over a decade of HR experience she has discovered the key to transformation lies in creative methods. Samm’s experience stems from serving as a HR Manager within two U.S.-based retail companies for several years, responsible for multiple store sites in various states. Prior to the creation of Leadership Arts Associates, Samm developed and implemented company-wide educational programs for leadership and staff at a large Central Pennsylvania Healthcare System. Samm has functioned as a consultant to enhance team and individual performance. She is certified by the HR Certification Institute as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) and by the Society for Human Resource Management as a SHRM-CP. Her dedicated efforts resulted in multiple awards including 2013 Organizational Learning & Development Educator of the Year and Penn State’s 2015 Outstanding Graduate Student in Training and Development. Samm’s experience combined with her desire to educate and engage others resulted in the creation of Leadership Arts Associates, a firm devoted to revolutionizing professional and organizational development. She is the proud wife of Josh and the mother of two little girls, Maddy and Zoey.

Do you need a nudge to move you forward to the next great thing in your life? Do you need inspiration to move past fear and heal wounds of past hurt? Do you want to recognize the beauty in the lessons of life whether they are full of joy or difficulty? Are you ready to grow, become stronger, and more aware?

From Heart to HRart exposes five powerful lessons delivered right from Samm’s heart to yours. These innate lessons are necessary to provide the clarity and focus needed to ignite your professional passion… and keep the fire burning.