Shelbye Smith with iSi Environmental

Shelbye Smith, SPHR

iSi is pleased to announce the promotion of Shelbye Smith, SPHR to the Chief Culture and Talent Officer at iSi.  Shelbye has been with iSi for 16 years, where she primarily has served as both the Human Resources Manager and Risk Manager.

“This promotion is a recognition of Shelbye’s tremendous talents and our desire to have a talented Human Resource voice at the highest level of leadership”, said iSi CEO, Gary Mason. “Our business creates many challenges for HR professionals.  At iSi, we have a full range of both highly trained EHS professionals and entry-level laborers. As a result, our HR professionals must create a recruiting and retention process that addresses all of these needs but also allows for an entrepreneurial approach to our business. Shelbye has done exactly that. Her balance of technical knowledge and understanding of the business has provided a tremendous advantage to our organization”.

“iSi is very fortunate to have someone of Shelbye’s caliber and experience to be a leader within our organization. Shelbye was State Director of the Society of Human Resource Managers (SHRM) from 2017 through 2018 and is also a Trombold Award winner. We look forward to her leadership moving forward”, said Karma Mason, iSi COO.

Shelbye grew up in Wichita, Kansas and graduated from Friends University with a B.S. in Psychology and Spanish, and completed a Masters in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Emporia State University. Shelbye is married to Ben Smith and they have two sons: Trevor and Connor.  Shelbye’s favorite pastime is watching Trevor and Connor play baseball.