HR Southern Expert 523536 AL

Expertise Description

I have more than 45 years of professional experience in Southern California in the field of Human Resources Management. My background includes extensive experience in corporate Human Resources management, Human Resources consulting, and teaching Human Resources seminars. My expertise includes employee discipline, employee termination, employment, compensation, employer policies, compliance, and employee relations. I served for many years on the HR advisory board for a university and am a past member of a university HR advisory board. In addition to providing HR consulting to Southern California employers, I have provided services as a human resources management expert witness in cases involving employment litigation for more than 20 years.

Areas of Expertise

Expert Witness

My expert witness experience includes retention in over 65 cases in various facets of employment, Human Resources Management, and employment litigation. I have testified in depositions over 20 times and have testified at trial 3 times. I am recognized for having strong technical abilities in my field and for having strong communication skills. I am a dedicated professional and I am committed to dependable service to those I work with.

Consulting Experience

I am a highly skilled Human Resources Consultant with proven professional abilities. I have extensive experience in all aspects of contemporary Human Resources management with highly developed skills in leadership, employment, compensation, interpersonal problem solving, training & development, and employee relations. My consulting experience has primarily been in the field of assisting employers with Human Resources Management needs. I have provided clients with expert Human Resources management including: Served as acting HR Director; Developed compensation programs; Recruited Management & Technical staffs; Presented Supervisory/Management Development programs; Implemented saving benefits plans; Conducted employee surveys and organization diagnosis; Prevented client losses in EEO and regulatory issues, Facilitated successful plant closure process. In addition, I have provided employment-related expert witness testimony in many cases.

Professional Experiences

During my 27 years of corporate experience, I held progressively more responsible Human Resources Management positions with several companies. My last corporate assignment from 1987 to 1995 was as Vice President, Human Resources and Administration, for a consumer electronics company. As an HR Consultant, I have provided expertise to many well-known firms. Among my many HR clients are All Nippon Airways, Arrowhead Products, Commonwealth Energy, Mitsubishi Electric America, Orange County Transportation Authority, Panasonic Disc Services, Sit ‘n Sleep, and Textron Aerospace Fasteners.


Degree Subject Institution
B.S. Business Administration California State University Los Angeles

Licenses Certifications


Awards & Affiliation

Paragon Award Winner – Cal State Long Beach, HR Advisory Board
Board of Directors Goodwill Industries, Orange County Board of Directors – Pacific Symphony
Board of Directors – Junior Achievement
President – Orange County Electronics Compensation Association

Primary Affiliation

Orange County Electronics Compensation Association