HR Florida State Council Names GSP's Donna Manion 2019 HR Professional of the Year

Clearwater, Fla., August 27, 2019 - GSP, a leading provider of retail services and solutions, is proud to announce today that Vice President of Human Resources, Donna Manion, SHRM-SCP was named 2019 HR Professional of the Year by the HR Florida State Council.

The HR Florida State Council, a premier resource for HR best practices in the state of Florida annually recognizes a human resources leader who has advanced the profession in a significant way. Individuals nominated for this award serve as role models for the profession, setting the standard for others to follow, and applying their expertise to enhance organizational effectiveness.

Donna leads GSP’s Human Resources team and is responsible for more than 500 employees nationally. This includes GSP’s four regional locations–plants in Clearwater, Provo and Madison plus a corporate office in Clearwater–as well as customer service personnel strategically located across the country to meet client needs.

“I am truly honored to receive such recognition from HR Florida among an outstanding group of nominees,” said Donna. “As HR professionals, it’s important that we continue learning and developing innovative solutions to help support and guide the human resources leaders of tomorrow.”

“We are beyond proud that the HR Florida State Council has recognized Donna as a distinguished human resources leader,” said GSP’s CEO Geoff Neuhoff. “We feel lucky to have her as a colleague. She has been a tremendous support to our organization as well as to HR professionals throughout our community.”

Prior to joining GSP, Donna was the President of RYB Consulting where she provided management consulting, business development and executive coaching services for several leading Tampa Bay companies. Additionally, she has served as Director of Human Resources for The Tampa Tribune, WFLA News Channel 8 and Donna is Board Secretary for SuncoastHR, a local chapter of SHRM serving Pinellas County.

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Now celebrating 41 years of business, GSP is a retail services provider located in Clearwater, Florida, with three regional production facilities (Clearwater; Provo, Utah; and Madison, Wisconsin). By using surveys and a proprietary software system, GSP helps retailers accurately measure and store site data, guaranteeing the right size sign is delivered to the right store every time with no overage. GSP offers award-winning marketing, design services, visual merchandising, food photography, best-in-class graphics and smart POP program management to more than 60,000 retail locations throughout North America. Recent growth led GSP to add AccuStore®, a survey, app and site profiling software brand, and the large-format graphics lab Great Big Pictures, which specializes in fashion retail. For more information, visit

Representing over 14,000 individual human resource professionals, the HR Florida State Council is the state affiliate for the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). HR Florida is a 100 percent volunteer entity consisting of 28 SHRM affiliated chapters across the state. The Council’s primary objective is to support the mission and initiatives of SHRM. HR Florida coordinates professional development efforts and serve as the conduit for communication among SHRM and chapters as well as at-large members. For more information visit

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