OU’s Lenny Bessler Earns Certification as Senior Professional in Human Resources

January 11, 2011

LENNY BESSLER OF ORTHODOX UNION EARNS CERTIFICATION AS A SENIOR PROFESSIONAL IN HUMAN RESOURCES

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Lenny Bessler, Senior Human Resources Officer of the Orthodox Union recently earned certification as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR). Lenny previously earned his MBA in Human Resources Management in 2000 from The Bernard M. Baruch College Zicklin School of Business.

The certification, awarded by the HR Certification Institute, signifies that Lenny Bessler possesses the theoretical knowledge and practical experience in human resource management necessary to pass a rigorous examination demonstrating a mastery of the field.

“Certification as a human resource professional clearly demonstrates a commitment to personal excellence and to the human resource profession,” said Mary Power, CAE, Executive Director of the HR Certification Institute.

The HR Certification Institute is the credentialing body for human resource professionals and is affiliated with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the world’s largest organization dedicated exclusively to the human resource profession. The Institute’s purpose is to promote the establishment of professional standards and to recognize professionals who meet those standards.

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