Dr. Donald R. Hillman, MS/MBA/DM
Don Hillman has over 30 years of management experience. Don has extensive management, contracting, and consulting experience in the for-profit, non-profit, and government sectors. This unique combination affords Don the ability to assist businesses who seek to expand or transcend into one, or more, of these areas. He relates well to all employees, regardless of position. He has been a trainer for small groups, managers, staff members, and human service clientele. He is an experienced public speaker. Don has testified before congress and has worked with many politicians and executives.
Dr. Hillman has earned five degrees including a Master of Science (MS) in Human Resource Management, Master of Business Administration (MBA), and a Doctorate in Management (DM) from the University of Maryland Graduate School of Technology and Management at University College. He is an adjunct professor of business at Shepherd University teaching upper division courses in Human Resources Management and Business Communications. Don has written several peer-reviewed articles relating to workplace generational differences including recent articles in the Performance Improvement Journal, HR Professionals Magazine, and the most read article for 2014 in the Journal of Workplace Behavioral Health.
Karen has been in the financial services industry for 30 years. She has a Bachelors degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from the University of Maryland. She also has an MBA. She has held executive management positions at Chevy Chase Bank, Pentagon Federal Credit Union, NASA Federal Credit Union, The Golden One, in Sacramento, California, and most recently as the Senior Vice President, Chief Lending Officer for Members 1st Credit Union, a multi-billion dollar institution where she manages over 100 employees.
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
Worldwide Association of Business Coaches (WABC) www.wabccoaches.com
International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI) www.ispi.org
Christy Kulha was born and raised in Winchester, Virginia. She graduated from Shepherd University in December of 2017 with her Bachelor Degree in Business Administration with a Marketing minor. Christy Completed her MBA degree from Shepherd University in May 2019. When not working or at school, Christy is generally out enjoying nature through hiking. Within the organization, Christy is the one who keeps the organization atmosphere interesting.
Julian Crawford is a Senior at Shepherd University who will graduate this fall with a BS in Business Administration. She has been a member of the Army National guard for almost seven years. Julian was a military police officer for six years and recently changed to a Blackhawk flight operations specialist. Julian looks forward to improving the working relationships for current military and veterans through heightened HR awareness of unique issues related to the assimilation of these groups into the workforce.