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PHR & SPHR Certification Preparation Course Instructors

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Laraine V. Knauss, SPHR, is director of human resources for Food Sciences Corporation in Mt. Laurel. She also has held management positions with Color Graphics, Inc. and Donnelley Rocappi, Inc. An alumna of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, she has over 20 years of HR generalist experience. Laraine is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and President of Tri-State Human Resource Management Association. She was selected as 2009 Delaware Valley HR Person of the Year.

Monica R. McClintock, SPHR, began her career in Human Resources more than 25 years ago, joining Albert's Organics, a subsidiary of United Natural Foods, Inc., in 2004 as Human Resource Director. Previously, she worked in various business arenas including consulting, healthcare, printing and high technology. Monica graduated cum laude from Rider University in 1999 earning a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a major in Human Resource Management. She gained the designation of Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and completed the Rutgers Human Resource Management certification program. As a long term member of SHRM, Monica served two years as President of the Tri-State Human Resource Management Association (TSHRMA) and is a current member of the Board of Directors. Monica is the proud recipient of the 2007 Delaware Valley Human Resources Person of the Year.

Dan Sell, SPHR, is the Director of Human Resources with Lannett Company, Inc. in Philadelphia. He is a senior HR professional with extensive leadership and management experience in companies in various service and manufacturing industries, working with both domestic and international operations. His experience includes Fortune 500, IPO, and privately held companies. He has successfully integrated human resource strategy with the overall business strategy to support immediate and long-term objectives of the business. Dan has been a member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) for over twenty-five years. He is Past President and current member of the Board of Directors of the Tri-State Human Resource Management Association, an affiliated SHRM Chapter. In 2003 he was recognized as the Delaware Valley HR Person of the Year. The five SHRM chapters sponsoring that award represent almost 5,000 HR professionals in the greater Philadelphia area.

Robert Witkoski, SPHR, has more than 21 years of human resource experience and is currently the manager of human resources for CNT Corporation in Mt. Laurel. He has also been the senior HR manager for a petro-chemical industry firm, and has held HR management positions in transportation and hi-tech electronics industries. A past president of the Tri-State Human Resources Association, Bob is a life member and an active Board member. He has also served as SHRM’s NJ State Director and currently sits on the organization’s state council.