Anthony J. Darin, SPHR   Emeritis

Anthony J. Darin is a Human Resources consultant with a professional background as a senior human resources manager. He has over 35 years of human resource leadership experience with the Ford Motor Company.

He also has a strong professional background in diverse operational environments:

  • Manufacturing
    (Ford Motor Company)
  • New Business Development (GreenLeaf, LLC, - wholly-owned subsidiary of Ford Motor
    Company -  auto parts recycling)
  • Financial Services (Ford Motor Credit Company call center)
  • International Operations (manufacturing ventures with Ford in Mexico,
    Poland and China Operations - JV partnerships)
  • Human Resources Consulting
    • PersonnelRelations Solutions, LLC (Owner/Consultant)
    • Compass HR Consulting, LLC (Managing Partner)

Tony has lived and worked in the U.S.A. and Poland and has worked in Canada, Mexico and China. Through his work, he was exposed to many different cultures. This exposure has given him a broad world perspective and enriched and enhanced his performance as a global HR professional.

His experience in customer-focused and service-oriented HR management positions at the Plant and Corporate Staff levels honed his positive employee/labor relations, employee engagement, organizational management and policy development skills. He possesses superior strategic aptitude and vision with a clear sense of purpose and urgency. He has a talent for making rapid assessments of diverse situational challenges and then developing and leading the resulting action plans.

Tony has the ability to deliver quality results on time in a highly ethical and professional manner and work in high pressure, results-oriented environments; has excellent interpersonal and negotiating skills; is a strong team player able to build relationships at all levels within the organizations he’s supported; an effective group and one-on-one communicator, able to facilitate team development and maximize individual performance.

Tony is a member of the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) and is active as a participant and volunteer in the AZ Consultants Forum and the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce Workforce Committee. Tony is also a member of  the Board of Trustees for the Scottsdale Masonic Lodge #43, Scottsdale, AZ and the Scottish Rite Foundation, Board of Trustees, Phoenix, AZ.

He earned a BBA - Management degree from Northwood University in Midland, Michigan, SPHR Certification , is a certified 6-Sigma Green Belt and  a certified Peer Review Panelist Trainer/Facilitator.

Tony has appeared as an HR expert panelist for the Jobs 911 program on KPNX News Channel
12 in Phoenix, Arizona and he has also served as an HR expert panelist for the Workforce Development – Workforce Connection for Maricopa County, Arizona. The aim of both panels is to assist those in transition understand what tools are needed to compete in today’s tight labor market.

Tony has lived in Gilbert, Arizona with his wife Darlene since 2004 and truly likes living in the Valley of the Sun!

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