About HRMA

Human Resources Management Associates, Inc., positively impacts enterprises both small and large, for-profit and non-profit, in a wide range of industries. Our experience in these organizations tells us that expenses related to employees are a significant investment - often more than 50% of the total operating expenses.

Cost of hiring, wages and salaries, bonuses and commissions, payroll taxes, insurance benefits, sick leave, vacation, holidays, workers' compensation and unemployment claims - all really add up! Increasing labor and employment regulations complicate the employment relationship. And, unclear or inconsistent application of company policies has, for many, led to costly litigation.

That's where we come in! We can help you effectively manage your HR function to avoid costly litigation and control costs. Established in 1989, Human Resources Management Associates, Inc. brings over 100 years of collective HR experience in managing and developing HR programs and systems. We are a full-service HR consulting firm that can help you with all of your HR needs.

Call us today at 717-587-1223 or email us info@hrma.com to speak with an HR consultant, or visit our HR Outsourcing page to learn about the various levels of service we provde. Get started now by registering online and downloading your materials now.

Biography of John W. Kerlish, SPHR

As founder and President of Human Resources Management Associates, Inc. a Lancaster, PA based human resource management consulting firm, Mr. Kerlish has more than 28 years of experience in human resource and general management. Among his professional credits in human resource management are the establishment of comprehensive HR departments where none previously existed in organizations with thousands of employees; the design and installation of base and incentive compensation systems and comprehensive benefits plans; the development of multi-enterprise and multi-facility affirmative action plans, the implementation of integrated HR and payroll management software; the development of employment policies, manuals and handbooks; the recruitment of hundreds of executive through production-level employees; and international recognition for the design and implementation of technical and management training. He has earned both Bachelors and Masters degrees and is active in the Society for Human Resource Management and World-at-Work. John is a member Society for Human Resource Management, has served two terms as Chapter President, member of the Board of Directors, and has received the 1993 Member of the Year Award. In addition, he has served on the SHRM Pennsylvania State Council, and the SHRM Area I Board of Directors. Mr. Kerlish has been awarded the Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) designation in recognition of his knowledge and professional expertise in the field of human resources. In addition, Mr. Kerlish has successfully planned and executed human resource management strategies in mergers, acquisitions, and other organizational restructuring. He is frequently consulted to conduct independent investigations and as an expert witness in employment matters. He has designed and presented training for HR professionals and has appeared on national and local television networks as a recognized expert in human resource and employment regulatory issues. Through his consultation with a wide range of industries and in organizations of all sizes, he has demonstrated many times over the value of effective human resource management to organizational success.

Human Resources Management Associates, Inc. | PO Box 4802 | Lancaster, PA 17604 | 717-587-1223