About the Instructor
Mr. Milligan is a Founding Partner of the Phoenix based HR consulting firm of Leathers Milligan & Associates. He has over 40 years of HR experience including almost 20 years with ITT and was the corporate VP of HR for TransTechnology Corporation, a NYSE listed company headquartered in New Jersey. Jack holds two certificates in Employee Relations Law, earned a BS degree in Management/Labor Economics from California State University Northridge and a Master of Arts degree in Human Resources and Organizational Behavior from the University of Phoenix. He served on the AZ SHRM State Council for nine years, first as Director of Professional Certification and six years as Vice Chair/Chair/Past Chair. He is a past President of the Valley of the Sun Human Resources Association (VSHRA). Jack received the Professional Excellence Award from AZ SHRM in 2003 and the Lifetime Achievement Award in 2015. These awards are given to only one HR professional in the State each year. He recently published a book about Salary Negotiation titled Make More Money. He recently retired from the Board of Directors of Merchants Information Solutions in Phoenix. Jack is also Past Chairman of the Board of Directors of Goodwill of Central Arizona.
Mr. Milligan has been certified at the Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) level since 1985 and has successfully taken the SPHR examination seven times. He also recently re-certified at the GPHR level for the fourth time. He has taught this course since 1996 and has over 1,200 Arizona graduates.
The HRCI Prep Class students enjoy a 89% pass rate. The Spring 2006 and Fall of 2008 classes had a 100% pass rate.