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.

Lexie Sims, SPHR, PHRi


Certification Council Member

Lexie Sims is the Senior Talent Partner for Central Retail, On-Line, Logistics and the Customer Management Centers for Sainsbury's Group based in London.  Previous roles include Director Talent and Resourcing, Europe and Head Office, for Intercontinental Hotels Group, Global Human Resource Business partner with the retail chain Jack Wills, various senior-level HR consulting roles, and senior HR positions with AT&T and Cellular One.  Sims’ early career was spent as a Finance Supervisor for Southwestern Bell Mobile Systems.  She earned her Bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M University - Commerce and her MA in International Relations from Regent's University in London. She holds the SPHR and served as an Exam Forms Reviewer for the pilot HRMP (now SPHRi) exam.  She has recently served in a dual role as an Exam Forms Reviewer for both the PHRi and SPHRi exams.