Carol D. Rau, PHR is a Certified Professional in Human Resources and Conference Speaker with over twenty years of experience in recruiting, career coaching, resume building, and job search strategies for professionals in the golf industry. Since 2005, Ms. Rau has provided career consulting services for GCSAA and its members. She authors a Career Column in GCM Magazine and is a frequent speaker at national, regional, and local GCSAA chapter conferences.
Carol earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Communications from the University of Kansas where she was a member of the Women’s Golf Team. She has served on several Boards of Directors in the Lawrence, Kansas community including her local club as former President and Greens Chair. She enjoys golfing, distance running, and cheering for the Jayhawks with her husband and two sons.
Erin B. Wolfram, MS has over thirteen years of experience in career and professional etiquette consulting and online career course development. She also helps small businesses by developing websites and portfolios. Erin believes in getting to know clients and their stories to help them reflect their best selves in their application materials and/or business branding. She received a Bachelor of Science in Secondary English Education from Kansas State University, as well as both a Master of Science in Counseling Psychology and a Master of Science in Educational Technology from The University of Kansas. She also earned a professional etiquette certificate in 2012 from The Etiquette Institute in St. Louis, MO. Outside of work, Erin has a passion for fitness and nutrition and enjoys traveling to tropical locations and visiting local wineries.
Ruth Pierce, SPHR, SHRM-SCP holds a Master’s in Human Resource Management and is certified by both SHRM and HRCI. Her 20-year career in human resources includes training and recruiting at the manager/director level. She recently published her first book, Time to Fly, about her personal growth journey. She coaches others, helping them to replace healthy behaviors emotionally, mentally, physically, and spiritually. She enjoys life with her husband, living on a small lake in Kansas.