Marlton, NJ / PRBuzz / May 16, 2011 - - Jeff Backal, CEO & Co-Founder of Team Builders Plus, has been named HR Consultant of the Year. This highly prestigious award recognizes Jeff Backal for creative approaches that benefit their client organizations.
In 2001, The Delaware Valley HR Person of the Year Award was developed to celebrate the Human Resources industry and to recognize those in the HR profession who exemplify outstanding achievement within our local human resources community.
The Delaware Valley HR Person of the Year Award is a joint effort between HR Association of Southern New Jersey, Chester County Human Resource Association, Delaware SHRM, Greater Valley Forge HR Association, Philadelphia SHRM, Tri-State HR Management Association chapters of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).
On Thursday, May 12, 2011, at an awards dinner, Jeff Backal was named HR Consultant of the Year. Other awards were presented in the following categories: HR Person of the Year with 1-500 employees, HR Person of the Year with 501-2,000 employees, HR Person of the Year with 2,001 or more employees, and HR Rising Star of the Year.
The 2011 Winners are: Jeff Backal, MBA- Team Builders Plus - HR Consultant of the Year Christine Lloyd, SPHR - Saint Joseph's University - HR Rising Star of the Year Anita V.Dombrowski, SPHR - Fox Rothschild LLP - HR Person of the Year James Gulezian, SPHR - Engineered Arresting Systems Corporation - HR Person of the Year Michael Guglielmo, MBA - Genesis HealthCare - HR Person of the Year
"I am truly honored to have been nominated and awarded this prestigious award by my peers in the human resource community," said Jeff Backal, CEO and co-owner of Team Builders Plus.
Backal brings 20 years of management and consulting experience to his clients. Under Backal's leadership, the success of Team Builders Plus includes acquisitions, world-class team building and leadership development programs & trainers, a staff that cares about each other and the company as a whole, and loyal clients that value the development of their staff.
Backal also sits on the Steininger Behavior Care Services Board of Directors and on the Executive Advisory Board of Performance Support Systems (the publisher of the 20/20 Insight GOLD). He is an active member in professional organizations such as Tri-State Human Resource Management Association and The Delaware Valley Initiative (an employment issues resource center dedicated to helping area business owners and HR professionals). Other recent awards include:
Drexel Alumni Entrepreneur of the Year Inc Magazine 500/5000 NJ Business of the Year Best Places to Work in the Philadelphia area 50 Fastest Growing Companies in NJ Top 100 Fastest Growing Companies in the Philadelphia region
Picture: (Left to Right) Jeff Backal, Michael Guglielmo, Christine Lloyd, James Gulezian and Anita Dombrowski.