Ashlee Brennan, Esq., Senior Compliance Counsel has a strong background in leave of absence management compliance, conflict resolution, and cross-departmental problem solving. She has worked for several non-profit organizations assisting individuals with disabilities in a variety of roles prior to joining ReedGroup. Her work in the industry has specialized in statutory disability and paid family leave compliance while also providing solutions for FMLA, ADA, and ERISA concerns. Ms. Brennan graduated from Michigan State University College of Law in 2015, and is admitted to the Colorado Bar.
James Venable, JD, SPHR, is the Vice President of Employment Law, Absence and Accommodation Compliance at ReedGroup, where he provides expertise in the areas of Absence Management Compliance and Employee Relations Counseling. Mr. Venable has more than 20 years of experience across senior roles in Legal, Human Resources, and Compliance from several Fortune 500 companies.
Mr. Venable joined ReedGroup in April 2018 after serving as Vice President of Human Resources, Employee Relations, Labor Relations, Compliance and Environmental Health and Safety for Comcast, where he was responsible for engagement and labor relations activities for the company’s West Division Business Unit.
He received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Connecticut School of Law, his BA’s in Political Science and English from the University of New Hampshire, and is licensed to practice law in Massachusetts.
Sheri Pullen is a Senior Compliance Specialist, Absence and Accommodation Compliance, with Reed Group who has more than 20 years of experience in writing, editing, business analysis, and consulting. Ms. Pullen is responsible for developing leave of absence and disability content across a variety of platforms as well as providing direction and expertise regarding federal and state leave law compliance. Prior to her current role, Ms. Pullen wrote human resources and benefits policies and web content, created instructional content for software users, and led software implementations. Ms. Pullen holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Kansas.
Sue Woods, Esq. is Senior Compliance Counsel at ReedGroup where she focuses on product and operational compliance in leave and absence management solutions. Sue brings years of experience practicing labor and employment law, including advising employers on the intricacies of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Title VII, and state and local leave laws. By writing timely articles and speaking at seminars and events, Sue strives to break down tricky leave compliance issues into actionable, practical employment solutions.