I read in a LinkedIn post that the President and CEO of SHRM is not an HR professional, but a finance professional (a CPA). I found that hard to believe, so I looked it up myself and it is true.
SHRM's website says, "Henry G. (Hank) Jackson is the president and CEO for the Society for Human Resources Management.... Hank came to SHRM from Howard University in Washington, D.C., where he was executive vice president/chief financial officer and treasurer of the university." WOW! I don't have words. I am in shock. Here is a link to the information on SHRM's website:
Human Resources professionals: what are your thoughts on this? Share your comments. I would love your feedback.