AITP Pittsburgh Chapter Meeting
Gianna Via's Caste Village Shops
5301 Grove Road, Pittsburgh, PA
Turtle or hare - Predicting your long term success
Recruitment success - It's a seller's market
Where are all of these jobs - anyway?
What will the landscape look like tomorrow?
It's my data - isn't it? Mining for gold
Cyber and Black Hats - Are they good guys?
Raffles and surprises
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(Chicken Parmesan, Eggplant Parmesan, Baked Ziti, Broiled Cod, Chicken Caesar Salad, Grilled Chicken Salad)
David J. Baker, the Founder, President and CEO of Human Capital Advisors, has almost 30 years of corporate and executive entrepreneurial leadership and business experience spanning multiple industries and functions. He is particularly adept at linking human capital strategy and operations with organizational goals and objectives. His first book, The Everything HR Kit was published in August 2010 by the American Management Association.
Prior to forming and launching Human Capital Advisors, Dave established and led the Human Capital Solutions practice for Adams Capital Management, one of the largest venture capital firms in the country. He was accountable for all executive, management and professional assessment, coaching, recruitment and talent programs in the US. He served as the internal HR consultant to the entire portfolio of companies. Services comprised implementing a broad range of HR initiatives including: executive coaching, recruitment and selection, compensation, benefits, training, workforce development, and leadership and organization development. Prior to Adams Capital Dave was the Director of Human Resources for ADC Telecommunications in Minneapolis and earlier in his career was the first human resources executive for WQED Communications, home of Mister Rogers, the National Geographic Specials, Project Literacy, The Infinite Voyage, and numerous other national productions. Dave started his career with the Swiss Aerospace company, Contraves Goerz where he was the HR Manager for their Charlotte, North Carolina operations.
Dave holds an MA in Human Resource Management from Saint Francis University in Loretto, PA and a BA in Psychology and Industrial Relations from Saint Vincent College. Dave has served on the Board of Directors for McGuire Home, the Pittsburgh Human Resource Association the Marcellus Resource Group and the Pittsburgh Venture Capital Association and other organizations focused on advancing the field of human resource management.
He is a frequent speaker on current human capital best practices, including effective executive coaching in a dynamic market, metrics and analytics, compliance and litigation, human capital technology, and the impact of changing workforce demographics.
In 2003, Dave was awarded Lifetime Distinction as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) by the Human Resource Certification Institute and in 2014 was awarded the Senior Certified Professional (SCP) designation by the Society of Human Resource Management in Alexandria, Virginia, which recognizes extraordinary leadership within the human resources profession.