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(Shining the light of Reason, Tolerance, Peace and Development on the world)
CPT (Ret.) Chidiebere Chikwem, PhD, SPHR,
CPT (Ret.) Chidiebere Chikwem, PhD, SPHR, is a dynamic, collaborative HR solution professional with over 20 years of experience spearheading dozens of initiatives in training and development, and leadership development programs for organizations, management consulting and professional services firms. He has 10 years of experience managing cross-functional teams and operational initiatives while in the U.S. Army, and over 10 years in both public and private business services. He has broad experience with strategic and leadership development in various industries, including facility management, real estate, government,
Cpt (Ret.) Dr. Chikwem is an Administrative Officer with the U.S. Department of the Interior, where he is responsible for providing advice and counsel on a range of administrative and operational management support issues, including policies, programs, objectives, and plans, implementing administrative policies and procedures for facility-wide areas of responsibility, and conducting analysis of management support elements to identify potential problems and develop solutions. He is also the Principal Consultant for Work front HR Consulting LLC, Texas.
His responsibilities in this role include evaluating business' needs and opportunities, identifying potential leads to create project proposals, and maintaining strong business relationships that would generate revenues and increase the organization's profitability. Cpt (Ret.) Dr. Chikwem is sought as a trusted advisor for his strategic thinking, operational focus, strong technical and organizational skills, practical problem-solving ability, and focus on continuous process improvement.
Cpt (Ret.) Dr. Chikwem holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Government & Public Administration from Imo State University, Owerri, Nigeria; an MBA (emphasis in International Relations) from Webster University, St. Louis, Missouri; a master’s in Human Relations (MHR) from the University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma; and a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Public Policy & Administration (emphasis in Law & Public Policy) from Walden University,
Minneapolis, Minnesota. He is also a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources from the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI).
Cpt (Ret.) Dr. Chikwem is a member of various professional organizations including, Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), Association of Government Accountants (AGA), Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA), American Society for Public Administration (ASPA), Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM), Military Officers Association of America (MOAA), and Building Service Contractors Association International
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