Toledo, OH, April 23, 2009 – SSOE, Inc., one of the nation’s largest architecture and engineering firms, is proud to announce that Jennifer Wuertz, SPHR and Lisa Behrendt, SPHR, recently earned their certifications as Senior Professionals in Human Resources (SPHR). The certification, awarded by the HR Certification Institute, signifies that Wuertz and Behrendt possess the theoretical knowledge and practical experience in human resource management necessary to pass a rigorous examination demonstrating their breadth of knowledge in the field.
Jennifer Wuertz, SPHR, HR Business Leader, has 16 years of human resources experience at SSOE. Wuertz received her Master’s of Management degree and her Bachelor’s in Human Resource Management from The University of Toledo. She is also an active member in the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the Toledo Area Human Resources Association (TAHRA).
Lisa Behrendt, SPHR, HR Business Leader, has 10 years of human resources and training experience at SSOE. Behrendt received her Bachelor’s of Business Administration from The University of Toledo. She is a member of the American Society of Training and Development (ASTD), the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), and the Toledo Area Human Resources Association (TAHRA).
SSOE, Inc. is an international design firm ranked 8th among the nation’s largest engineering and architecture firms (Building Design + Construction, 2008). Demonstrating fast and consistent growth since 2004, SSOE has doubled in size and revenue. SSOE has also been named one of the “Best AEC Firms to Work For” (Building Design + Construction) and as one of the fastest-growing US architecture, engineering, and environmental consulting firms by ZweigWhite, Hot List 2008.
With 19 offices around the world, SSOE has earned a solid reputation in process engineering for the alternative energy, biofuels, chemical, food and beverage, glass and personal care industries as well as facility design for the healthcare, automotive and science and technology markets. SSOE has completed projects in 48 states and 32 countries, and has achieved more than 60 years of excellence in engineering and architectural design. Visit www.ssoe.com for additional information and career opportunities.
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. Visit www.hrci.org for additional information.
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