Shirley is SVA’s Chief of Human Resources and is a human resources consultant with Marcum LLP. She provides full cycle human resources and payroll processing services to Student Veterans of America (SVA). Shirley and her team have been a part of the SVA team since 2018.
Shirley joined Raffa in 2007 (which merged with Marcum in 2018) and is currently a Vice President of Human Resources, Consulting in the human resources managed services division. In her current role, she directs the HR function for multiple clients, and manages a team of HR professionals for a host of other clients. The services she provides includes HR and payroll assessments, benefit design and administration, policy and procedure development, compensation studies, systems reviews and implementations, employee relations, and performance management.
Prior to joining Raffa, Shirley spent six years as the Director of Human Resources for an environmental non-profit start-up, where she developed the HR function from inception to 90 employees and six years leading the HR department of a non-profit higher education association. Prior to her non-profit experience, she spent several years as an HR manager for a Fortune 500 government services organization.
Shirley holds a B.S. degree in Management Studies from the University of Maryland and is a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR), a SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP), and a member of the Society for Human Resources Management.Download Bio