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Herbert (Herb) Casey is a human resource (HR) professional with over 35 years experience in the public sector. He served in HR managerial positions for various federal agencies, domestically and abroad. He retired in November, 2013 from the Department of State.
Mr. Casey has a B.B.A degree in Human Resources Management from the University of Memphis and a M. S. in Human Resources Management from the University of Maryland. He has a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification and is a member of the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM). Mr. Casey instructs various graduate level human resources courses at Catholic University of America’s Metropolitan College. In addition, he teaches the SHRM Learning System which prepares HR professionals for the PHR/SPHR exam. Mr. Casey is a certified mediator for workplace conflict and is certified to administer the Conflict Dynamics Profile assessment tool. He has co-authored an article on the use of technical guides as training tools and spoken at the national conference of the American Society of Training and Development (ASTD).
David Scholl recently retired with 35 years of Federal legal and human resources experience from the U.S. Office of Personnel Management. While at OPM, Scholl served as a Deputy Assistant General Counsel where he was the principal agency labor-management relations legal advisor and handled a variety of Federal staffing issues. At the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Scholl held positions as an Assistant Director of Personnel for Labor and Employment Relations and as a Senior Counsel in the Legal Division, where he conducted labor and employment law mediation, negotiation and litigation. Scholl began his Federal career with the Office of the General Counsel of the Federal Labor Relations Authority. Scholl received his law degree from The Catholic University of America and undergraduate degree from Lehigh University.
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