Speaker Hall of Fame
The HRSouthwest Conference Speaker Hall of Fame was established in 2013 to honor our speakers who exhibit speaking excellence and professionalism, and who continually contribute to the conference to further the profession of human resources. Inductees are evaluated by their peers and each candidate must excel in content, delivery, professionalism and communication. We congratulate all of our inductees.
The Conference is pleased to recognize Deborah Avrin, SPHR, as the 2018 inductee into the HRSWC Speaker Hall of Fame.
Deborah has been a regular speaker at the HRSWC presenting either the “HRCI Certification Crash Course,” pre conference workshops, or concurrent sessions for the past 13 years. She is a popular session speaker with an engaging and interactive style.
After a successful career in human resources for over 20 years, Deborah started her company Management Skills Resource Inc. in 1998, with the belief that every manager with the right tools and training has the potential to be a great manager. She works with organizations in a variety of industries to build the confidence, competence and courage of their management teams through interactive training workshops.
Deborah has taught the PHR/SPHR course through the University of Dallas since 2001 and stays very involved with DallasHR and Dallas ATD, where she served as the 2007 president. Deborah is the author of The Management Map book series. Her educational background includes a BBA in Human Resources and a Masters Degree in Organizational Behavior. Deborah holds a lifetime Senior Professional in Human Resources certification.