Director, Human Capital Solutions
Al, a well-established and highly diversified human resource professional, has helped many organizations realize the connection between high employee engagement and strategic success.
Al has also provided specialized search and staffing services to CPA firms and business entities nationwide. Al’s counsel has been sought by senior leaders to guide them through challenging organizational issues and initiatives ranging from succession planning; nurturing future leaders, compensation, awards and incentives; benefit plan design and cost-savings; internal investigations; crisis management among other organization imperatives.
Prior to its merger with Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP in 2012, Al was Chief Human Resources Officer for Holtz Rubenstein Reminick a leading New York regional CPA firm with offices on Long island and New York City. After joining Holtz Rubenstein Reminick in 2005, the firm’s workforce more than doubled in size. Moreover, during this period Holtz Rubenstein Reminick was recipient of numerous awards and citations about it’s working environment including “Best Place to Work on Long Island” (No.1)”, Best Companies to Work for in New York State” (six consecutive years.), and the Alfred P. Sloan award for Excellence in Workplace Flexibility awarded by When Work Works Foundation. Al was also a driving force in instituting the award-winning CARE Program at Holtz Rubenstein Reminick – an initiative designed to provide comprehensive coaching and career-guidance for professional team-members. The CARE Program was a recipient of the Best Practices Award by the American Psychological Association that recognized the top-ten workplace initiatives for organizations on both the U.S. and Canada.
Al has presented before groups including the Foundation for Accounting Education (FAE) and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) on topical human resources issues. He is a member of the Executive Board and the Directors’ Forum for New York City/SHRM, and serves as VP-Finance and Treasurer for this large, local chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management.