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graduate: Faculty

Rick Berry, MS
Title:
Adjunct Professor, Human Resources
Campus:
San Francisco
  • 415-442-6500

Rick is a Human Resource Consultant based in San Francisco focusing on Executive Search and HR Consulting services for a variety of industries and professions. Previously he 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.

 

Rick’s professional background includes over 25 years experience across the Human Resource spectrum within a variety of multi-national firms (domestic and international) in positions with increasing levels of responsibility including, but not limited to:

Executive HR leadership

International HR operations

Organizational Development and Training

Labor and Employee Relations

Recruitment and Staffing

Compensation and Benefits

Mergers and acquisitions

RESEARCH INTERESTS AND AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION

International Human Resources

EDUCATION

  • MS (human resources) Golden Gate University

    BS (psychology and history) Iowa State University

PROFESSIONAL AND TEACHING EXPERIENCE

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)