Certification Council

Supporting the mission of the HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®), the HRCI Certification Council oversees the development, maintenance and administration of certification programs for the human resource profession, both in the U.S. and globally.

Carlos Jon, DBA, SPHR, PHRca, GPHR

Carlos Jon

Certification Council Member

Dr. Jon is a Divisional Human Resource Manager for AutoZone where he plays a vital and strategic role in his organization, having full responsibility for leading the HR strategy for the assigned division. This position supports nine regional managers across eleven states, providing multi-site and multi-state experience. Previously he was Divisional HR Manager for Staples. He earned a B.S. from California State University Pomona, a M.A from University of Redlands, and a DBA from Argosy University. He has taught at a number of universities including Trident University International, Touro University Worldwide, California State Pomona University, and currently a Senior Faculty at DeVry University in the Keller Graduate School of Management and Adjunct Faculty at Jack Welch Management Institute, and holds the SPHR, PHRca and GPHR certifications.  He has been an Item writer and most recently served as an Exam Forms Reviewer for the PHRca exam.