HR Houston, an affiliate chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), has invited Todd Higey, General Counsel for Employment Screening Services (ESS), to be a speaker at its upcoming Gulf Coast Symposium on HR Issues. The invitation marks the second consecutive year Higey has been selected as a session speaker for the Symposium, which is the largest regional conference for HR Professionals on the Gulf Coast.
In the May 10 session entitled, “Their Past Impacts Your Future: Hiring Ex-Offenders”
In addition to his role as General Counsel, Higey chairs the PACER Task Force for the National Association of Professional Background Screeners, an organization that advocates for improved access to quality federal criminal records. He previously served on the board of the Birmingham Society for Human Resource Management as the co-chair of the Legal and Legislative Affairs Committee. Prior to joining ESS in 2014, Higey was in private practice, concentrating in labor and employment law.