Efrain “Ricky” Baez Jr. is a published human resources professional specializing in strategically aligning HR competencies to business goals with a down to earth, common sense approach that is evident to both executives and front line employees. By focusing on the “H” in “HR” Ricky create solid partnerships and minimize legal risk in a fun and vibrant learning environment. He has a passion for helping business leaders go from “here” to “there” using talent management, training and development, and leadership coaching strategies.
Ricky is a four- year veteran of the United States Marine Corps and holds a Masters degree in Human Resources (MHR) from Rollins College and an SPHR certification from the Human Resources Certification Institute. Ricky is also a faculty member for Master of Human Resources program at Rollins College in Winter Park, FL.
In his free time Ricky enjoys entertaining family and friends with his BBQ skills. He also enjoys podcasting, going to theme parks, and anything Star Wars!