Deborah Moroz, JD, SPHR
Founder & Chief Human Resource Officer
Ms. Deborah Moroz, JD, SPHR is a seasoned human resource leader who offers guidance on a broad spectrum of HR matters. After 26 years of serving organizations as an HR expert witness, employment attorney, workplace investigator, HR consultant, Human Resource executive and/or corporate counsel, Ms. Moroz possesses an expansive understanding of “Better than Best” HR practices. Ms. Moroz has extensive experience leading a wide-variety of Human Resource functions, including: professional branding, pre-boarding, recruiting, on-boarding, benefits, culture, compensation, communication, change and performance management, employee engagement and relations, professional development, FMLA and leaves of absence, the ADA, Human Resource Information Systems, Workers’ Compensation, reductions in force (RIFs), and terminations. Ms. Moroz has led employers through complicated workplace issues ranging from: union matters, harassment, discrimination, retaliation, investigations, wage and hour challenges, threatened litigation, Workers’ Compensation, employee/board/partner/executive disputes, reductions-in-force and challenging terminations of employment. Ms. Moroz elevates engagement, morale and culture while assessing and coaching HR professionals, managers and teams. She boosts compliance, retention and productivity and helps employees discover hidden talents, roadblocks and perceptions that damper professional growth. Ms. Moroz resolves workplace tension and supports strong teams, including those once divided. She instills candid communication practices and boosts professional development while helping ensure everyone is rowing in the same direction. Ms. Moroz has practiced both HR and labor and employment law in industries ranging from: health care, nonprofit, finance, legal, insurance, professional services, travel, entertainment, consulting, education, fitness, surf and skate, hospitality, real estate, marketing and internet. Ms. Moroz has advised upon or conducted scores of investigations, drafted and enforced HR policies and handbooks for more than two decades, and helped create the infrastructure or build-out of myriad HR departments.