Joan Canning joined the Savage team in 2004 as a Human Resource Consultant and has become the area's Human Resources Advocate for businesses. The HR Advocate program provides professional human resource solutions to small and medium-sized businesses to help them do well by doing it right. Employers who are balancing the demands of their biggest expense and most critical asset – their employees, as well as an intricate maze of employment regulations, will find Joan's expertise extremely valuable.
She is the creator of the exclusive "HR Power Hour" and uses her extensive background in Employer/Employee Relations, Employment Law Compliance Audits, HR and Management Training programs, Health Care Reform, Performance Management Consulting and Human Resource Process Consulting to serve her clients' needs.
Joan has a Bachelor's degree and a Master's degree in Business Administration, with a major in Human Resource Management. She has earned the professional Health Insurance Associate designation from the Health Insurance Association of America. Additionally, she is a licensed employee benefits professional. Joan lives in Toledo, Ohio where she enjoys caring for her three rescued dogs, reading tons of books about American and world history, and staying active in her church and the community.