Provides Opinion & Testimony In:
Human Resources Management, Employment, Hiring Practices, Wrongful Termination, Race Discrimination, Sex Discrimination, Age Discrimination, Pay Discrimination, Benefit Discrimination, Personnel Policy Disputes, Sexual Harassment, Employee Relations, Wrongful Discharge, Recruitment,
Expert Witness No.1013
Expert 1013 is a highly qualified Human Resources Consultant with proven professional abilities. Extensive experience in all aspects of contemporary Human Resources management with highly developed skills in employment, compensation, employer policies, compliance, and employee relations. Accredited by the Human Resources Certification Institute as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR).
1995-Present: HR Focus
Founder and Principal Consultant for Southern California based Human Resources consulting practice.
Clients served include; Expert Resources, TASA, Pro/Consul Inc., ANA Trading Corp., Alps Manufacturing, Cole Instrument Corp., FACT Retirement Services, LTC, Mitsubishi Electric America, Express Manufacturing, Inc., Mitsubishi Consumer Electronics America, Orange County Transportation Authority, Panasonic DSC, Textron Aerospace Fasteners and The Employers Group.
Provided clients with expert Human Resources consulting including:
• Employment related litigation expert consultant, defense and plaintiff cases
• Developed organization compensation programs
• Recruited Management & Technical staffs
• Presented Supervisory/Management Development programs
• Resolved employee/supervisor disputes
• Conducted employee surveys and organization diagnosis
• Prevented client losses in EEO and regulatory issues
• Served as acting HR Director for numerous organizations
1987- 1995: Mitsubishi Consumer Electronics America, Inc.
Vice-President, Human Resources and Administration
Responsible for direction of the Human Resources function, MIS and Facilities departments as well as the Legal and Public Relations functions.
Joined company in July, 1987 as Director of Human Resources; promoted to Vice President in 1990; among major accomplishments for this high quality electronics organization: Led implementation of flex-benefits program which resulted in improved employee satisfaction and significant cost savings. Outsourced large production workforce requirement for seasonal labor which reduced headcount and resulted in productivity improvement. Led the implementation of a pay-for-knowledge system in a start-up organization which resulted in high employee effectiveness and rapid learning curves.
1979-1987: Lear Siegler, Inc. Telecommunications Division
Director of Human Resources.
Directed complete Human Resources functions for the Data Products Division and the Telecommunications Division, both manufacturers of electronic equipment.
1973-1979: TRW, Inc. Information Services Division
Human Resources Manager, Western Region.
Responsible for all Human Resources Administration in division throughout the western United States. Promoted from Senior Human Resources Administrator within one year of joining company.
1968-1973: Union Bank
Personnel Officer. Excelled in various responsible Human Resource roles, including Job Analyst, College Recruiter and Employment Manager. Began with the organization as a Management Trainee and after consecutive successful assignments was promoted to Personnel Officer.
Bachelor of Science
California State University, Los Angeles
Business Administration with emphasis in Personnel Management.
Board of Directors
Goodwill Industries of Orange County
Pacific Symphony Orchestra
Junior Achievement, Orange County and Inland Empire
Advisory Council Member
-California State University, Long Beach.
Human Resources Management Department
Human Resources Management Department
-Forensic Expert Witness Association
-Founding member and Chairman of the Orange County Executive Human Resources Forum.
-American Electronics Association, National Human Resources Committee
-Orange County Electronics Compensation Association, President (past)
-Orange County Employers Health Care Coalition, Vice President (past)
-Professionals In Human Resources (PIHRA), District Chair - 2003 & 2005
Instructor at University of California, Irvine Extension, taught leadership course titled, “Managing as a Team Leader”
California State University, Long Beach, Extension Coordinator for the “Advanced Human Resources Certificate Program”, taught â€œMeasuring HR Effectivenessâ€.
The Employers Group, Los Angeles CA, taught seminars â€œIntroduction to Human Resources Managementâ€ and â€œDynamics of Behavioral Employment Interviewingâ€
Conducted successful training & development programs for numerous clients in a variety of topics to develop constituent groups including executives, managers, supervisors and professionals. Subjects include Communication, Conflict Resolution, EEO and sexual harassment prevention, Interviewing Skills, Leadership, Managing Change, Performance Appraisal, Teamwork, Time Management and others.
MILITARY: United States Army (Reserve). Graduate of USAR Leadership Development Program. Served in various leadership roles. Honorable Discharge, 1974