Deborah Moroz, JD, SPHR, SHRM-SPC
Founder & Chief Human Resource Officer

Ms. Deborah Moroz, JD, SPHR, SHRM-SPC, is a seasoned employment attorney and human resource leader who offers highly valuable guidance on a broad spectrum of HR matters. After 30+ years of serving as an HR expert witness, in-house counsel, workplace investigator, and HR consultant, and Human Resource executive, Ms. Moroz possesses an expansive understanding of what she calls “Better than Best” HR practices.

Ms. Moroz has extensive experience leading a wide variety of Human Resource functions, including: culture, DEI&B (Diversity, Equality, Inclusion & Belonging), professional branding, pre-boarding, recruiting, on-boarding, benefits, compensation, communication, change and performance management, employee engagement and relations, professional development, disabilities, FMLA and leaves of absence, Human Resource Information Systems, Workers’ Compensation, reductions in force, and complex terminations. Ms. Moroz has led countless employers through complicated workplace issues ranging from: culture transformations, harassment, discrimination, retaliation, high profile investigations, wage and hour challenges, threatened and actual litigation, Workers’ Compensation, employee/board/partner/executive disputes, and complex employee relations matters.

Ms. Moroz elevates engagement, morale, and culture while assessing and coaching senior leaders, HR professionals, managers, and teams. She boosts compliance, retention, and productivity and helps employees discover hidden talents, roadblocks, and perceptions that damper growth. 

Ms. Moroz has advised upon and conducted scores of investigations, drafted and enforced HR policies and handbooks for more than three decades, and helped create the infrastructure of myriad HR departments. Ms. Moroz helps 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 employment law in industries ranging from: CPG, eComm, medical devices and health care, nonprofit and association, apparel and retail, finance, insurance, professional services and legal, travel, entertainment, consulting, education, fitness, surf/skate, hospitality, real estate, family offices, and marketing.