An internationally recognized expert in human resources matters, Fred has spoken at national and global forums and co-authored three books, including The Headcount Solution: How to Cut Compensation Costs and Keep Your Best People and Work and Rewards in the Virtual Workplace: A New Deal for Organizations and Employees (the 1999 SHRM Book of the Year).
Howard graduated from Bradley University with a degree in Accounting and became a Certified Public Accountant in 1980. In 1982, he began working for PBG Financial Services Ltd, a public CPA firm located in Northbrook, Illinois. In 1984, he became a Partner in the firm. Today he is the Managing Partner, with a majority interest in the Company. PBG has twenty-three employees.
Suzanne holds a M.S. in Human Resources from Loyola University Chicago as well as a B.A. with Honors in Sociology from Union College in Schenectady, NY. She has over 15 years of experience as a human resource generalist.