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Senior level manager with broad-based experience in organizational development, knowledge management and human resources. Skilled in strategies, processes and technologies to improve productivity and efficiency. Experience in start-ups and high-performance work systems.

Work experience

Jun 2007Present

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GENESYS Management Company, LLC

Gordon Walter provides human resource guidance, HR audit and expert witness support, including forensic reporting, presentation at depositions and court testimony.through GENESYS Management Company, LLC.

Mr. Walter holds the Senior Professional in Human Resources certification through the Society for Human Resource Management. His extensive human resources experience includes assignments in corporate, manufacturing and distribution. He works as an online Adjunct Professor in the School of Business at Washburn University, Topeka, Kansas. He previously worked as an adjunct professor at Purdue University and at Ivy Tech State College, both in Indiana.

Feb 1991Jun 2007

Manager of Knowledge Management; Senior Human Resource Development Manager

Hill's Pet Nutrition, Inc., subsidiary of Colgate-Palmolive
• Developed knowledge network intranet linking 3,500 people globally and implementing processes for competitive advantage. Built capacity for organizational learning through use of KM tools. Trainer for Supply Chain Orientation Workshops teaching workings of supply chain, based on the SCOR Model developed by the Supply Chain Council. Led HR function for a 450-person supply chain (interstate commercial truck delivery and warehouse) team, operating in 37 states with staff of three HR generalists.

Plant Manager

Nestle USA
Jul 1975Jan 1991

Human Resource Manager

Nestle USA
Active human resource manager roles in three unionized food and beverage manufacturing assignments. Included a regional position managing HR duties at three separate locations across Wisconsin. Energetic member of corporate team selecting national candidates for a “fast-track” senior management program.



B.S. Business Administration

Eastern Illinois University

College and University Teaching Experience

WashburnUniversity, Topeka, KS, 1997- Present

PurdueUniversity, Richmond, IN, 1995-1996

IvyTechState College, Richmond, IN, 1991-1996

Adjunct teaching positions.Developed and presented undergraduate credit and non-credit classes in both traditional classroom and online environments.

·Currently teach upper level online class “Human Resource Management,” BU-345, Washburn University School of Business.

·Previously member of adjunct faculty at Purdue University, teaching under graduate management curriculum.

·Developed and presented programs for National Business Institute seminars, Kansas City, MO, 2005-2006

·Lead college credit tutorial classes to prepare HR professionals for the Human Resource Certification Institute national exams.


Human Resource Director and University Professor
§        Technical knowledge in human resources          §        Written and verbal communication §        Leadership and goal-setting §        Prioritization of objectives against resources §        Collegiality with a strong team approach §        Stickler for timeliness in project completion §        Problem-solving and decision making §        Self-starting, professional, and disciplined approach  


Skills and Certifications

Varied Sources

Senior Professional Human Resources (SPHR)

Human Resource Certification Institute