Rebecca Starr, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Rebecca Starr serves as Area President with Gallagher's Human Resources Consulting practice. Offering extensive experience managing, reviewing, and evaluating human resource functions, she specializes in HR strategic and tactical approaches. Rebecca leverages her expertise with nonprofit, public entities, manufacturing, and service organizations, consulting with clients in the areas of employee relations, policy creation, efficient practices, employment law, and benefits and HR administration.
Rebecca works to connect HR strategy to business objectives, emphasizing that employees often represent an organization's primary resource. Her HR recommendations aim to support an organization's bottom line and mitigate costly regulatory issues. She helps organizations to administer the HR function, educating clients at both strategic and tactical levels.
Prior to working with Gallagher, Rebecca served as a sales consultant with Dale Carnegie Training. This background informs her customer service approach and her understanding of the financial implications of the HR function.
Rebecca earned a master's of business administration from Northeastern Illinois University and holds a bachelor's degree in Business Management from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale. She is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and is certified as a SHRM-Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SPC) and is also certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) by the Human Resource Standards Institute.