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John Acardo

CHRO & Human Resources Director
Human Resources
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

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Specialty area(s)

Human Resources, Organizational Management, Mediation, Organizational Coaching, Lean, Six Sigma, and Agile Process Improvement

Brief biography

John is recognized as a Senior Professional in Human Resources, (SPHR) and a Society of Human Resource Management – Senior Certified Professional, (SHRM-SCP) for understanding the HR body of knowledge and practice. 

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M.B.A. - Human Resources Emphasis, Keller Graduate School of Management, 2010
B.S. - Political Science, Northern Illinois University, 2005
Master Certificate - Lean Six Sigma, Villanova University, 2014
Professional Certificate - Mediation, Northwestern University, 2018
Professional Certificate - Diversity and Inclusion for HR, Cornell University, 2018


Professional history

Hanover Township, Bartlett, IL - 2007
DeKalb County, Sycamore, IL - 2010
Kishwaukee College, Malta, IL - 2013
North Central College, Naperville, IL - 2016
University of Wisconsin - La Crosse, 2019

Memberships & affiliations

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