Michael Frizzell is a seasoned Human Resources professional who has worked with organizations both large and small in the private and public sector. He holds a Master’s Degree in Industrial / Organizational Psychology from Radford University, Radford, VA. He also holds a Bachelor’s in Psychology and Human Resources Management from Southwestern Oklahoma State University, Weatherford, OK. He is has been certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources by the Human Resources Certification Institute.

Since 2001 Michael has been providing solutions nationwide to Rural Electric Cooperatives and other not for profit utilities. In that time he has provided services to well over 100 different companies in 33 different states.  His custom solutions include but are not limited to: compensation, organizational development, and strategic planning.

In the non-utility private sector Michael has served as a compensation analyst for Planning Research Corporation (PRC), a subsidiary of Black & Decker Corporation. While at PRC he conducted various studies and analysis and provided senior executives with decision-making tools regarding compensation design and implementation. Michael served as staff consultant for Litton Enterprise Solutions, a subsidiary of the Litton Corporation. While there he provided training and organizational development services for a variety of clients including Sterling Software, Dublin OH, and Atlantic Research Corporation, Gainesville, VA.

In the public sector Michael has served a variety of agencies both as an internal resource and as a consultant. Michael was a Compensation Analyst for the Virginia Department of Transportation. He served as the Human Resources Manager for Coffeewood Correctional Center, a large state correctional facility. He served as the Compensation Manager and Acting Human Resources Manager for the Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services, Virginia’s Medicaid Agency.  As a Research Fellow for the Washington DC area based Logistics Management Institute, he served a variety of public agencies. Michael has developed human resources planning and development models for the over 100,000-member workforce of the Internal Revenue Service. He developed staffing and training models for the US Customs Services “Non Intrusive Inspection Program.” He conducted team-building sessions with the executive staff of the British Ministry of Defense, Defense Procurement Office. He developed process re-engineering and training tools for the Defense Department Commissary Agency and he conducted organizational analysis studies for the field offices of the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

Michael bases out of Winston-Salem, NC and enjoys the wonders of private flying whenever he can find the time.  

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