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Jerry J.

Marvel, SPHR
Richland, WA 99352 (509) 378-0738

Business Leadership Strategic Administration Human Resources Communications

(2008 Present)
Verdesian Life Sciences, LLC Cary, NC (formerly, Northwest Agricultural Products, Inc. Pasco, WA)
International Ag Technology As the Human Resources Director for over 200 US employees and sites,
during rapid merger & acquisition, I led the process of creating a unified platform of Human Resources.
As additional companies are acquired I continue to lead the integration of all Human Resources onto
the parent companys platform.
Strategic Leadership Within the companys upper management I advise strategic direction for organizational
structure, workforce planning (personnel), budget (compensation), legal, compliance, and performance.

Legal Representation I represent the company with legal counsel for litigation and employment legal matters.
Corporate Policy I create and authorize all company employment documents including: Handbook, policies, Job
Descriptions, all employment & HR forms, contracts & agreements, and internal procedural standards (SOPs).

Talent Management I oversee the companys human capital efforts including: organizational design, job analysis,
recruitment/hiring/retention, performance evaluation, training, compensation & benefits, and termination.

HRIS I am the companys Administrator for payroll data mgmt., personnel data mgmt., compensation & benefit
records, employment legal documentation, and annual reports.

Benefits Administration I oversee all external & internal aspects of benefit plans including: 401k, medical, vision,

dental, disability, life, FSA, paid leave, COBRA, L&I, unemployment, claims administration and compliance.
Employee Relations For company sites in all states I facilitate employee events, employment inquiries, disciplinary
actions, conflict resolution, investigation, confidentiality, legal representation, and employee assistance.
Communications I routinely represent the company with Press Releases, Internal Communications, Community
Relations, Compliance Reporting, Fiduciary Responsibility, Employee Presentations, and External Liaisons.


(1993 to 2007)
Columbia Community Richland, WA
Community-based Family Organization Reporting to the Board of Directors, I was the principal for the
organization over 500 members, with responsibility to set effective vision, strategy and objectives.
Executive responsibilities included corporate policy, budget, personnel management, organizational
design, team building collaboration, and public representation of the organization.
Executive Business Administration I led the company in all aspects of strategic planning, organizational
development, capital campaign/fundraising, budgeting, policy development, program development, coalition-building

Human Resources As Chief Executive I oversaw all aspects of employment & personnel management
Public Relations I amassed vast experience and skill with persuasive oral & media presentations, teaching &
instruction, written communications, client relations, community relations, collaboration, and conflict resolution.


D. Min. Fuller Theological Seminary (Pasadena, CA)

M. Div. Fuller Theological Seminary (Pasadena, CA)
B.A. Rel. Warner Pacific College (Portland, OR)


Earned Doctorate Degree in Leadership and Communication

HRCI Certification: Senior Professional of Human Resources (SPHR)
Vice President of Membership: Columbia Basin chapter of SHRM Board of Directors


Society for Human Resource Management Alexandria, VA

Columbia Basin Chapter SHRM Richland, WA
Tri City Regional Chamber of Commerce Kennewick, WA
Pasco Chamber of Commerce Pasco, WA
Tri Cities Sunrise Rotary Pasco, WA
Public Relations Society of America New York, NY


Board of Directors, Columbia Basin SHRM Richland, WA

Board of Directors, Columbia Community Church Richland, WA
Board of Trustees, Warner Pacific College Portland, OR


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George F. Garlick Community Business Leader
See Letter of Reference attached below
2490 Garlick Blvd., Suite 302, Richland, WA 99354
(509) 375-6003
Francis X. Pirozzi Current Supervisor
Chief Financial Officer; Verdesian Life Sciences
501 Cascade Pointe Lane, Suite 103, Cary, NC 27513
(919) 825-1901 x104