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Faculty: Rick Berry

Rick Berry
Rick Berry, MS
Title(s):
Adjunct Professor

Human Resources

School:
Business
Campus:
San Francisco
  • 415-442-6500

Rick is a Human Resource Consultant with over 25 years of experience based in San Francisco. He focuses on Executive Search and HR Consulting services for a variety of industries and professions. During his career, Rick served as Vice President of Human Resources for Parsons Water and Infrastructure, a Global Business Unit within Parsons Corporation. His responsibilities included the strategic HR direction for this professional services firm focused on domestic and international Water and Infrastructure markets.

RESEARCH INTERESTS AND AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION

  • International Human Resources
  • Executive HR leadership
  • Organizational Development and Training
  • Labor and Employee Relations
  • Recruitment and Staffing
  • Compensation and Benefits
  • Mergers and acquisitions

EDUCATION

  • MS (Human Resources), Golden Gate University
  • BS (Psychology, History), Iowa State University

PROFESSIONAL AND TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • 2010 - Present: Adjunct Professor, Golden Gate University
  • 2012 - Present: Sr. Consultant Independent Contractor, MRC Corporation
  • 2004 - 2012: Vice President, Human Resources, Parsons
  • 2002 - 2004: Director, Human Resources, CBRE
  • 2000 - 2002: Director, Human Resources, Wirestone, LLC
  • 1995 - 2000: Director, International Human Resources, BHP Billiton
  • 1992 - 1995: Manager, Employee and Labor Relations / Training and Development, ITT Barton Instruments - ITT Fluid Technology Corp.

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • Construction Management Association (CMAA)
  • Situational Leadership (SLII) Certified Trainer
  • Licensed Life and Disability Agent - License #0D76264 - State of California
  • SPHR Certified
  • Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM)
  • Northern California Human Resources Association (NCHRA)