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Retained Executive Search and SHRM as a Resource

Saturday, September 1, 2012

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Robert Elam
Chief Business Development Officer
Career Management Partners

Retained Executive Search –

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Bob has over 20 years of experience as an organizational consultant with a focus on Career Transition Consultation and Executive Search.  Prior to joining Career Management Partners, Bob was Managing Director of his own consulting practice (R.W. Elam & Associates) specializing in retained executive search, customized turnkey recruiting/talent acquisition projects and career transition/outplacement consulting.  He served as President for the Southwest Region of a business unit for DHR International (a top 5 global retained executive search firm).  Bob began his consulting career with the Houston office of Korn Ferry International.  In his career, he has consulted to numerous client organizations on a national basis in a variety of industries (profit and non-profit) and diverse cultures.

Bob was also affiliated with King, Chapman Broussard & Gallagher (a national outplacement/career transition, executive coaching and organizational consulting firm).  At KCB& G, Bob initially delivered consulting services for the firm’s Houston office and was later named General Manager of the Organizational Resizing practice for the Dallas Region.  Prior to launching his consulting career, Bob held strategic executive level Human Resources and Recruitment/Talent Acquisition positions with two Fortune 500 manufacturing companies (Cooper Industries and the Babcock & Wilcox Company).

During his executive search consulting career, Bob was a recipient of the award for excellence with one of the executive search firms he has been affiliated with and received a letter of commendation for high quality internal client service during his tenure with the Babcock & Wilcox Company.

He is a graduate of the University of Nebraska.  In addition to other community involvement activities, Bob served as the Organization Chairman for the American Heart Association.  He has also served as an adjunct organizational consultant to the Dallas Lighthouse for The Blind. 


Susan Post
Director Eastern Region

SHRM as a Resource –

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Susan Post is Director, Eastern Region for the Society for Human Resource Management.   Prior to joining SHRM in 1999, Susan had 15 years of experience as an HR professional with such organizations as Eastman Kodak and Cornell University.  She holds a bachelors degree in Industrial and Labor Relations from Le Moyne College, is certified by the HR Certification Institute as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and is also certified by the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) as a Certified Association Executive (CAE).

Susan’s affiliation with SHRM dates back to the early 1980’s, when she served two terms as President of the Le Moyne College student chapter in Syracuse, NY.  Throughout her professional career, Susan has held a variety of volunteer leadership positions with SHRM, including two terms as President of her local chapter and as District Director on the New York State Council.

In her role as Eastern Regional Director, Susan oversees a team of regional staff based in Florida, Kentucky, Pennsylvania and Texas.  She is also Field Services Director for seven states in the Northeast Region, serving SHRM members and volunteers from her home office in upstate New York.

Outside of SHRM, Susan is a volunteer leader for a number of organizations.  She currently serves on ASAE’s Membership Section Council in Washington, DC, and is also a Board Vice President and HR Committee Chair for Chemung ARC, a non-profit human service agency in Elmira, NY.