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Bernie Currie of HR Tampa

Bernie Currie joined the world of Information and Communications Technology two years ago as the Director of Human Resources for Building Industry Consulting Services International (BICSI) after leaving a tenured career with Health Service Advisory Group (HSAG), Florida’s Medicare Quality Improvement Organization.  Bernie is the current HR Tampa Director of Workforce Readiness serves on the Advisory Board of Argosy University and is also a member of the Florida Society of Association Executives (FSAE) and the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce Military Affairs Council. Bernie is a United States Air Force veteran with a significant military network and is highly regarded as a leader, speaker and subject matter expert in veteran-to- civilian transition.  He has a diverse HR background and is BICSI’s Affirmative Action Plan Officer and Staff Liaison to BICSI’s Ethics Committee. As a certified SHRM-CP and Professional in Human Resources (PHR), Bernie is a SHRM and HR Tampa member having served as their Director of Diversity in 2016.  As current Director of Workforce Readiness, Bernie is responsible for the oversight of a Veterans Initiative, #HRConnect, and a high-school student initiative entitled the HR Prodigy Program.  In 2016 HR Tampa received HR Florida’s Chapter Excellence Award for the Veterans Initiative and most recently in 2017 was recognized as one of SHRM’s finalist for the Pinnacle Award for their efforts to assist HR professionals in transition, also known as #HRConnect.   Bernie is a husband, father, grandfather and enjoys traveling, fishing, reading and watching any sports team from the New England area as a native Bostonian.