Anthony P. Howard is an HR Leader who works with HR professionals at all levels in finding the value and pathway to certification. He believes through the power of certification, you can increase your confidence, marketability, and value.
Anthony is an experienced strategic HR Business Partner and has a 20+ year history of progressive success piloting large-scale, global initiatives driving organizational change and attainment of goals in diverse environments from highly regulated FDA medical devices & biotech industries to unionized manufacturing environments.
Some of his most notable accomplishments include the development, implementation, execution and ongoing administration of comprehensive Global Talent Management Programs (Performance Management, Succession Planning, Talent Review, Merit Planning) including technology (ADP WorkforceNow, SuccessFactors). He has lead global integration efforts, including due diligence and first day activities. He successfully lead a union avoidance effort for a large plant whose employees were targeted by a direct mail campaign. He also created and lead an HR Shared Services organization.
Anthony has incorporated passion for the learning and development of others into his entire career. He is the founder of HR Certified, LLC and a Board Member of Passion for Life, a nonprofit dedicated to guiding disadvantaged youth to finding and preparing for their passion. He has held HR Certification since 2009 and currently holds both the SPHR and SHRM-SCP designations.