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Kevin BrownKevin Brown, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Kevin Brown is currently CHRO at King Engineering, as well as a faculty member in the Department of Management at Florida International University in Miami, Florida. Prior to joining King Engineering in May 2018, Kevin spent 15 years as Vice President of Human Resources for the US Division of SNC-Lavalin, a Montreal-based engineering consulting firm with 53,000 employees globally. Over the course of his 20+-year career, he has developed a reputation for his expertise in HR in the A/E/C industry, with a special focus on mergers and acquisitions. Kevin holds a master’s degree in Industrial Psychology from Florida International University.

John NykolaiszynJohn Nykolaiszyn, MS, SHRM-SCP

John Nykolaiszyn is an accomplished human resources professional living and working in South Florida. He started his recruiting career working for The Maxim Group, a division of Aerotek. Capitalizing on a unique opportunity for growth, he joined a boutique firm in 1999, becoming a partner in 2000. He then made a successful transition into corporate HR in two very challenging industries, healthcare and quick service restaurants.

He’s been a senior recruiter at Mount Sinai Medical Center, one of Miami’s largest private, teaching hospitals and an HR Generalist at a high tech laboratory startup owned by one of the largest private hospital chains in the country, Hospital Corporation of America (HCA).

As a Senior Recruiter at Burger King Corporation, John was responsible for partnering with multiple departments, notably their IT and Marketing & Corporate Communications supporting their talent acquisition needs. In addition to his corporate recruiting responsibilities at Burger King Corporation, he was a key member for promoting their employment brand in the social space.

John is now an Associate Director at Florida International University where he is responsible for representing the College of Business Administration, the graduates and alumni to employers on a local, national and international level.

rossana-tabares.jpgRossana Tabares, MSHRM, SHRM-SCP

Rossana Tabares is a human resources executive with over 20 years of domestic and international experience in the full spectrum of Human Resources disciplines with a strong focus on Talent Strategy, Leadership Development and Organizational Alignment.

As an organizational alignment expert and talent strategist she has held various senior level corporate positions in organizations such as Visa, BUPA, Baxter and consulted for companies ranging from start-ups to Fortune 50, partnering with senior and operational management to develop the internal infrastructural alignment, talent and leadership capabilities required to attain sustainable business results.

Rossana holds a Masters of Human Resource Management from Florida International University. Additionally, she has earned the designation of Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and Global Professional in Human Resource (GPHR) and SHRM- SCP extended by the Society of Human Resource Management. She also serves as a Board Member for the Greater Miami Society of Human Resources Management (GMSHRM) since 2008.

freddy-pardo.jpgFreddy Pardo, MBA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Freddy Pardo is a strategic healthcare and human resources executive with more than 20 years of experience and an extensive background in business operations, management and human resources in several industries. Freddy currently serves as Chief Operating Officer for Jewish Family Home Care, one of the largest home healthcare organizations in Broward County. He is responsible for developing and implementing strategic initiatives and operational plans through change management, culture transformation initiatives, and organizational design.

Previously, he served as chief operating officer for Care Resource and also worked as a human resources and business improvement consultant to small and medium size organizations, helping them improve their operations by purposely and effectively aligning their human capital, resources and technology in order to meet their strategic goals. His international experience includes working in Colombia for several organizations, holding positions in human resources and administrative leadership as well as serving as an organizational consultant and educator.

Freddy holds a Master of Business Administration degree (MBA) from the University of Miami and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Pontifical Xavierian University in Cali, Colombia. He is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and as a SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP). He is also a lifetime member of the Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society for the best in business since 2005 and has been a member of SHRM, GMSHRM and the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) and the South Florida Healthcare Executives Forum (SFHEF).

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