Dick brings a breadth and depth of experience as a Human Resource executive and Consultant. His experience includes leadership development and coaching in both large publically traded companies and mid – sized and fast growth organizations.
LARGE CORPORATE HUMAN RESOURCE EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE:
Dick’s early career included various HR roles with Cummins Engine Company at their headquarters in Columbus, Indiana; served nearly 20 years as Sr. Vice President of Employee Relations at ATA, with responsibility for all aspects of both Human Resources and Labor Relations, including serving as Company Chief Spokesperson for all collective bargaining, and retired as Vice President of Human Resources at Republic Airways Holdings in 2014
MID-SIZED AND FAST GROWTH ORGANIZATION CONSULTING EXPERIENCE:
Dick was a Sr. Consultant with The Entrepreneurs Consulting Group, providing a full-range of Human Resources consulting services including leadership training development and coaching, as well as turnaround and change management consulting to medium size and fast growth organizations. Following his time at ATA, Dick returned to consulting when he supported the turnaround of Air Pacific Airlines (now Fiji Airways) in Fiji. He has been consulting since his retirement in late 2014.
Dick holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism from Ball State University and completed the Program for Management Development Executive Education program at Harvard Graduate School of Business.