Kudos to our certificants who have recently taken on a new job, received a promotion, been appointed to a board or received another type of recognition for their hard work in the HR profession! We are keeping an eye out for announcements online, but feel free to let us know about your achievement. If you hold a PHR®, an SPHR®, HRBP℠, HRMP℠, GPHR® or California Certification and want to share your great news with fellow certificants, send an email to Margaret.Brown@HRCI.org with a link to your announcement.
This week, our hats are off to:
Angela Easum, SPHR, is the new controller and HR manager for eMag Solutions, LLC ("eMag Solutions"), an eDiscovery firm. She previously held an accounts payable managerial position at a large international advertising firm in addition to several years in the human resources and accounting industries. Easum holds a bachelor of science in Accounting, as well as an MBA. eMag Solutions is an international Patriarch Partners company headquartered in Atlanta, GA with additional data service centers in New York City, and the United Kingdom.
Fran R. Jones, PHR, GPHR, has been elected to a three-year term on the board of the Silver Crescent Foundation, a South Carolina nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting the vitality of the state’s manufacturing industry and educating citizens about rewarding career opportunities in manufacturing. Jones is vice president of administrative services for Bridgestone America’s new $900 million Off Road Tire Plant in Aiken. She began her Bridgestone career in 1990 at a green field tire manufacturing start-up in Warren County, Tenn., and has held several HR positions for the company.
Khadeeja Morse, SPHR, is the new chief human resources officer (CHRO) for the H.I.G. Capital portfolio company’s Trinity Service Group, which is a support services business for secure facilities. As CHRO, Morse will own all aspects of the human resources function with a particular focus on talent acquisition and performance management. She brings more than 24 years of HR experience across a wide variety of industries. Trinity Services Group is a leading provider of outsourced food and commissary services to inmates at over 300 correctional facilities across 33 states (plus Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands).
Bill Philibert, SPHR, GPHR, of Deer Park, TX, has been appointed to the Texas Municipal Retirement System Board of Trustees by Texas Governor Rick Perry. Philibert is director of Human Resources and Risk Management for the City of Deer Park. He is a member of the International Public Management Association for Human Resources, the Texas Municipal Human Resources Association, the Bay Area Human Resources Association, and the Society of Human Resources Management. Mr. Philibert received his bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M University and his MBA from the University of Houston.
Kimberly J. Wines, SPHR, firm administrator/human resources director for Smith Elliott Kearns & Company, has been appointed to the Human Resources Committee for the PKF North America (PKF NA), a membership association comprised of 99 independent accounting and consulting firms in North America who share resources such as education, client service, best practices, marketing and various ranges of expertise. Wines specializes in providing HR consulting for the firm and its clients throughout Md., Pa. and W.Va.
Congratulations from the HR Certification Institute!