Darlene R. Mack, MA, CMP, SPHR, is CEO & Managing Partner with HR Partners International, Inc., a full service global Senior Human Resources Consulting and Coaching firm she established in 1991. Darlene has more than 25 years’ experience as a Senior Human Resources Strategist, practitioner and personal/executive coach. Areas of expertise include: Strategic Human Resource Management, Executive Coaching, New Business Start-Ups, Professional & Personal Development, Employee Relations & Motivation, Compensation Systems, HR Auditing, Training and Communications.
Darlene is a devotee of continuous personal and professional development, having earned numerous professional certifications, including a Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology from Xavier University (Cincinnati, Ohio), her Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) through SHRM/HRCI, and an international certification in Career Management Coaching from the Institute of Career Certification International (ICC), among others.
An author and freelance writer/contributor, Darlene’s career guide has helped thousands rethink their work/life balance and the role that careers play in their lives; her newest book is set for publication early next year, with 2 other books in progress. Darlene has been named to recent editions of Who’s Who in American Executives and Professionals, and has been profiled on news programs, in newspapers, and several radio shows. As a frequent contributing writer and speaker, Darlene presents a wide array of workshops for local, state and national businesses and associations such as the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM), West Chester – Liberty Chamber Alliance, Cincinnati Regional USA Chamber of Commerce, Greater Cincinnati Human Resources Association, Ohio CUPA, and many others. Darlene also taught at the graduate level for several years in the Human Resources degree program with the University of Cincinnati, where she continues to guest lecture.
Having earned numerous awards and accolades for her personal and professional devotion to growth and spirit, Darlene contributes to boards and committees with many professional and community organizations, some of which include: West Chester – Liberty Chamber Alliance – Business Action Committee, HR Expert Advisor and Co-Chair of the Women4Women program; SCORE Resource Counselor; SouthEast Butler County Leadership 21; Impact 21 Youth Leadership Program – Steering Committee/ Curriculum Chair; Cincinnati Regional USA Chamber of Commerce – WE Lead and Strategic 8 Facilitator; Career Outreach Ministry through local churches; Co-Chair, Lakota West Athletics Concessions; and youth community soccer coach.