About the speakers: Ronald Adler is the president-CEO of Laurdan Associates, Inc., a veteran owned, human resource management consulting firm specializing in HR audits, employment practices liability risk management, HR metrics and benchmarking, strategic HR-business issues and unemployment insurance issues. Mr. Adler has more than 39 years of HR consulting experience working with U.S. and international firms, small businesses and non-profits, printers, insurance companies and brokers, and employer organizations. Mr. Adler is a co-developer the Employment-Labor Law Audit (ELLA), the nation’s leading HR auditing and employment practices liability risk assessment tool.
Mr. Adler serves on two national taskforces developing professional standards in human capital measurement and performance management. He is also adjunct professor at Villanova University’s Graduate Program in Human Resources Development and teaches courses on HR auditing and HR management. Mr. Adler is also a certified instructor for the CPCU Society and conducts courses on employment practices liabilities.
John Dooney, SPHR, is manager of strategic research for SHRM. Mr. Dooney is responsible for producing quantitative and qualitative research that enables members and other customers to make concrete business decision, evaluate how HR can strategically contribute to an organization’s objectives and develop organizational benchmarks. He also conducts outreach efforts to ensure those SHRM HR departments and other venues that relate to the HR profession. In addition, he develops content material related to HR metrics and analytics. Mr. Dooney has more than 15 years of experience in HR management roles in the United States, Asia and Europe.