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Faculty: Rick Berry

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

Human Resources

School(s):
Business
Campus(es):
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 & 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 & 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)