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.

Karen Petrini

Karen Petrini

Certification Council Public Member

Karen Petrini is the Senior Manager of Client Engagement in Sales Enablement for Hewlett Packard Enterprise. Prior to moving into her current role, Petrini spent 10 years in certification where she led the world-wide Exam Development, Lifecycle Operations and HP Press functions. Petrini started her career in Human Resources where she held roles as an HR Generalist and Manager. Previous roles also include Instructional Designer and Instructor. Petrini received her Bachelor's degree in Human Resources and Business Management from Northeastern University in Boston.