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 Chair
Lexie Sims is the Director Talent and Resourcing, Europe, for Intercontinental Hotels Group, based in London. Previous roles include 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 East Texas State University and her MA in International Relations from Webster 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.