Dr. Deirdre Carlock is senior human resources professional with expertise in HR strategy, classification and compensation, labor relations, union negotiation, workforce planning, leadership development, process redesign, succession management, foundational HR functions, and cost containment. She is an expert in the application of organizational analysis and performance management. Dr. Carlock brings a well-rounded strategic HR perspective and best practices from her leadership roles in public, private, union, non-union, profit and non-profit settings and various industries including higher education, K-12, community colleges, manufacturing, legal, and social services.
Dr. Carlock holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management and Human Resources from California State Polytechnic University, a Master of Arts Degree in Organizational Management from Azusa Pacific University, and a Doctorate in Education and Organizational Leadership from Pepperdine University. She has studied classification at World-At-Work, the leading national association for compensation education, and she is a Certified Senior Human Resources Professional through HRCI, the nationally recognized testing organization for HR professionals.