EEO Human Resources Expert Witness

Provides Opinion & Testimony In:

Human Resources, Human Resources EEO, Equal Employment Opportunity, Age Discrimination, Sexual Discrimination, Human Resource Planning, Organization Change, Strategic Management, Union Avoidance, Performance Management, Management Development, Development Of A Formal Communications Program, Compensation, Benefits, Development Of Staffing Levels Within EEO Guidelines, Facilities Administration

Expert Witness No.891



1962 B.A. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
1963 M.Ed. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

Professional Experience

1991- Present Consultant Co
Expert in EEO area, arbitration and mediation services

1980-1991 Vice President Human Resources and Administration Rust-Oleum Corporation
Large coatings manufacturer with plants, distribution centers and marketing operations throughout the world
Provided direction and counsel on:
Human resource planning
Organization change
Strategic management
Union avoidance
Performance management
Management development
Development of a formal communications program
Compensation and benefits
Development of staffing levels within EEO guidelines
Facilities administration

1978-1980 Director Industrial Relations Electronic Communications Inc. (a division of E-Systems)
A leading designer and manufacturer of military communications equipment

Directed all negotiations and arbitration with UAW
Maintained a staffing and placement function for applicants in the home office and outlying locations
Developed a manpower and succession planning function that identifies and integrates human resources into the strategic business plan

1974-1978 Vice President – Human Resources Edward Don and Company
One of the nations largest food service and distribution organizations

Chief labor negotiator: Successfully negotiated contracts with the Teamsters and Production workers
Directed staff in the implementation of a compensation program for all employees
Upgraded profit sharing program
Established a management development and employee relations program

1967-1974 Director Employment-Personnel Services Chicago and Northwestern Transportation Company Midwestern Railroad

Responsible for the planning and administration of overall employment activites
Directed organization and manpower planning programs
Coordinated compliance with EEO guidelines
Developed and maintained a face-to-face communication program with all employees
Set up a college recruiting program, visiting more than 40 schools annually

1/67-7/67 Personnel Supervisor – Research Laboratory Archer-Daniels-Midland Chemical Division
Agri-Chemical research

Responsible for counseling research management in dealing with employees
Maintained staffing levels through organization planning and recruiting activities

1965-1/67 Personnel Manager Fabri-Tek, Inc.
High technology designer and manufacturer of memory systems

Developed and implemented the company’s first wage and salary program
Developed a testing program for all staffing activities
Established and implemented labor relations policies and acted as negotiator in all arbitration and contract hearings with the IBEW and OCAW

1963-1965 Personnel Assistant/Supervisor Control Data Corporation
One of the world’s largest designer and manufacturers of computer equipment

Prepared position descriptions and surveyed the marketplace to establish a wage and salary program
Responsible for recruitment, labor, relations, management development and employee relations in a division of 450 employees

Military Service

U.S. Navy Reporter and feature editor of an eight page weekly newspaper U.S. Naval Base, Pensacola, Florida

Professional Activities and Affiliations

Consulting expert before Industrial Commissions. Local and Federal courts 1978 to present
Guest lecturer from time to time at Northwestern University, University of Chicago and American Management Association Seminars, 1976 to Present
Commencement speaker, Masters in Communication Program, Northwestern University
Member of SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management)
Past member of the usual professional organizations including:
Labor relations council of Chicago
Illinois Industrial Relations Association
American Society of Personnel Administrators
American Management Associations
International Personnel Association
American Compensation Association

Community Activities

Village of Deerfield-Police Commisioner-14 years
Board Member: Workforce Investment Board of Lake County –16 years
4 years as Board Chairman
Long time involvement in community baseball and softball programs as umpire (27 years) and coach including Assistant Varsity Baseball Coach at Deerfield High School
Governor Appointment: Education to Careers Steering Committee Youth Council
Lake County Criminal Justice Coordinating Committee


Available upon Request