Business Directory

Digital First Media

Contact: Mary DeNatale
Digital First Media – Daily Local News, Delaware County Daily Times, The Times Herald, The Reporter, The Mercury, Trentonian, Main Line Media, Montgomery Media
Digital First Media Philly is a network of six daily newspapers, more than thirty weekly publications and 66 media websites. With a full suite of multi-platform editorial and advertising products, we continue to break new ground as one of the most powerful and influential media companies in the Philadelphia region. Our family of newspapers, websites, mobile media and creative marketing services forms a powerful communications tool. We are an extensive, integrated network of local brands that attract local audiences in markets that matter.
DFM Philly’s daily newspapers and weeklies continue to provide outstanding reach and influence in their respective communities, making them a top choice for recruitment advertisers. Reach more top candidates from across the region with DFM Philadelphia’s local and regional recruitment packages.
The digital reach of DFM Philly for recruitment is the most comprehensive in the area. Partnerships with Monster and other prominent recruitment outlets extend an advertiser’s digital reach to mobile and desktop users beyond the scope of our print audience. We offer job board, social, search and highly targeted products designed to find the right candidates for your job openings.

Credit Union

Pennsylvania State Employees Credit Union (PSECU)
1500 Elmerton Avenue
Harrisburg, PA 17110
Phone: 717-433-2086
Contact: Tim Attinger
PSECU was born out of necessity – out of a need to provide service to people who needed it most. Today we stand nearly 400,000 members strong and strive to provide the best value to our members throughout their lives, safely and securely.

As one of Pennsylvania's largest credit unions, PSECU members benefit more by receiving a top-notch offering of financial products and services. Why? Strength in numbers. PSECU's membership size increases our ability to provide the latest in online tools to manage your money while keeping our rates low and fees even lower. We are committed to providing outstanding service to our members, each and every day. We’re also committed to promoting the welfare and interest of our community through volunteer participation, financial literacy programs, sponsorships, and charitable contributions.

Many of you know us as the Pennsylvania State Employees Credit Union, but our membership eligibility expands beyond that core group to include the employees of businesses just like yours. Find out why you should offer PSECU membership as a no-cost employee benefit. We invite you to become part of the story.
For more information contact:
Tim Attinger


Penn State Great Valley
30 East Swedesford Road
Malvern, PA 19355
Phone: 610.725.5377
Contact: Ed Weckerly, MSOD
Penn State Great Valley School of Graduate Professional Studies extends the resources and reputation of one of the nation’s leading research universities to suburban Philadelphia. Penn State Great Valley delivers outstanding graduate degree programs and graduate certificates, as well as a number of professional development certificate programs.
Great Valley is located in Malvern, just west of Philadelphia which makes the campus convenient to most working professionals in southeastern Pennsylvania. More than 1,900 students are enrolled in convenient evening classes, earning master’s degrees within our:
• MBA Program
• Master of Leadership Development Program
• Master of Finance Program
• Masters in Engineering and Information Science
Some students choose to advance their careers through professional development certificate programs like: Project Management, Leadership Development, and Lean Six Sigma.
Penn State Great Valley is also happy to announce the arrival of our new Graduate Certificate in Human Resources! The goal of this graduate certificate program is to prepare students to make managerial decisions that integrate Human Resources strategies/practices with organizational strategy, in order to improve business performance.
Students enrolled in the MBA Program are able to apply the courses taken within the Human Resources graduate certificate and apply it as their electives, earning the concurrent certificate.

Ed Weckerly, MSOD
Academic Program Manager
Graduate & Professional Programs
Penn State Great Valley
30 E. Swedesford Rd
Malvern, PA 19355
Office: 610.725.5377


Temple University

Phone: 215-204-8099
Contact: Deborah Donato, Assistant director
The Fox School of Business, Temple University, is the largest, most comprehensive business school in the greater Philadelphia area and among the largest in the world with nearly 6,500 students and more than 59,000 alumni. One in five employees in the area is a graduate of Temple. Accredited by AACSB International, Fox undergraduate and graduate programs are highly ranked internationally and nationally by leading business publications and organizations, including Financial Times, The Economist, and U.S.News & World Report. Our online MBA is 1st in the region and our executive MBA program is ranked #17 nationally.
Housed in the Fox School is the largest and most awarded Human Resource Management (HRM) Department in the region. With 17 full-time faculty, the Fox Department of HRM offers an HRM undergraduate degree as well as several Graduate HR Certificate programs and a Masters of Science degree. Our MS in HRM provides in-depth knowledge of contemporary HR management and is designed for the working HR professional. Classes are offered at convenient times on weekends and evenings in our downtown Philadelphia campus. Our HRM Graduate Certificate and Masters Programs provide a solid foundation for those pursuing certification through the Society of Human Resource Management.
Deborah Donato, Assistant Director
Dept. of Human Resource Management
Fox School of Business
Temple University

Phone: 215-204-8099

Villanova University
Office of Continuing Studies, Stanford Hall, Ground Floor
Villanova, PA 19085
Phone: (610) 519-4303
Fax: (610) 519-6144
Contact: James Kane
Villanova University’s College of Professional Studies, in partnership with GVFHRA, is pleased to announce the Fall 2015 SHRM Learning certification schedule.

Our course is based on the NEW 2015 SHRM Learning System® for SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) and SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP). Comprised of comprehensive learning modules teaching the SHRM Body of Competency and Knowledge™ (SHRM BoCK™), and advanced online multimedia resources, these study materials streamline study time, accelerate learning and build confidence for passing the SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP exam.

Special pricing for corporate on-site programs - contact the College of Professional Studies at 610.519.4310 for more information on how Villanova can bring the SHRM Learning System to your organization.

Click here to learn more!

Certification is a great choice for HR professionals who want to:
• Increase their knowledge
• Advance their skills
• Earn recognition from the global community

By attending our course, you’ll benefit from:
• An experienced, certified instructor
• The SHRM Learning System, historically ranked the #1 HR certification prep tool
• A structured learning experience that keeps you on track
• Opportunities to network and learn from your peers
• Tuition reimbursement and up to 36 professional development credits (PDCs)

Advancing your career. For those not seeking certification, the SHRM Learning System for SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP course provides a comprehensive and accelerated option for professional development. Participants gain a generalist viewpoint, refresh key ideas and concepts, strengthen their understanding of core HR competencies and increase productivity.

Villanova University is a national leader in providing the SHRM Learning System course within an instructor-led and online environment, offering the program in full partnership with SHRM.

Thursdays beginning September 17, 2015 – December 10, 2015 – Thursdays 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Instructor: James Kane, M.S., SHRM –SCP, SPHR, Director Continuing Studies, College of Professional Studies

Alternate Saturdays beginning October 3, 2015 Saturdays, 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM

Dates: October 3, October 10, October 24, November 7, November 21, December 12
Instructor: TBD
Main Campus
800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, PA 19085

Tuesdays beginning September 22, 2015
Instructor: TBD
3222 Phoenixville Pike
Suite 200
Malvern, PA 19355

Spring Dates: Saturday, December 12, 2015
Details: Instructors will supply details. Villanova Conference Center
601 County Line Road
Radnor, PA 19087
For More Information
• Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM):
• SHRM Certification Details:
• Rules of Eligibility:
• Exam Requirements:

College of Professional Studies

Villanova, PA 19085
Phone: (610) 519-4303
Contacts: Linda Pugliese and Jim Kane, M.S., SHRM-SCP, SPHR


Global Employment Solutions
One Presidential Blvd. North, Suite 310
Phone: 610-822-1202
Contact: Suzanne Gleason
About Global Employment Solutions
Local Intelligence.
Global Advantage.
Global Employment Solutions is a leading provider of professional staffing services. We serve a diverse cross-section of companies and employees who demand the personal attention of a local business, while valuing access to a wide range of global resources from a single company.
Global Employment Solutions staffs our business partners’ needs with the utmost quality, ensuring time savings and a budget-appropriate response. As a preferred staffing partner to government agencies, system integrators and small to large multinational companies, we have decades of professional staffing experience. Our streamlined recruiting process is efficient and quickly delivers qualified candidates who are thoroughly screened, trained and prepared for your assignment.
Global Employment Solutions understands your unique challenges.
Competitive pricing, coupled with the need for highly qualified talent, and timely delivery, requires a firm with a national footprint – a company with the ability to provide local intelligence and personal service. Global Employment Solutions is that company.
Our recruiting talent pool is comprised mostly of candidates we know in the marketplace and through our associations in the industry (we are members of SHRM as well as many other organizations related to the industry). Presently we have candidates working in all 50 United States. Because we are national in scope and can relocate and locate candidates anywhere in the United States, our recruiters are trained on how to source candidates to meet our partners’ needs.

Global Brokerage

HUB International

Phone: 484-344-4409
Contact: Carolyn Collins
Why work with HUB International?
HUB is the 10th Largest Global Brokerage firm. As a leading advisor serving both small and large clients, HUB International offers a customized, strategic planning process with solutions scaled to meet your specific business needs. We manage all areas of Risk Management- including Employee Benefits, Property & Casualty, Professional Liability, Executive and Voluntary benefits and Personal Insurance. We partner with our clients to develop a three – five year road map with detailed action steps needed to achieve company objectives. At HUB, we ensure compliance, offer custom employee education and communications, create health improvement programs, manage overall human capital risk and control premium costs. Our goal is to meet and exceed client needs and to foster long-term successful partnerships. If you would like to learn more about HUB, please contact me.
Carolyn Collins, AVP, Employee Benefits at 484-344-4409 or


Right Recruiting
Parec Plaza, 725 Skippack Pike, Suite 320
Blue Bell, PA 19422
Phone: 215-641-9300
Contact: Cathy Bird
Right Recruiting in Blue Bell, PA is the only firm to be ranked by the Philadelphia Business Journal in both the Retained (#11) and Contingency (#24) categories for 2014. We are well-positioned to be your vendor of choice for recruitment services. We focus on positions with growing companies and are often asked to help define newly created positions on our clients’ executive and professional staffs. Recent projects have included searches for:

• VP Human Resources and Director of IT for Horizon Services in Delaware
• Director of Interior Design for Spiezle Group in Trenton
• Continuous Process Manager for Woodstream in Lancaster
• Senior HR Business Partner for Crane in Malvern

All projects are headed by either Jeff Zinser (Principal) or Cathy Bird (VP). With support from Christina Forsyth and her staff in our administrative office in South Africa, Jeff and Cathy in Blue Bell, PA are directly accountable to all of our clients. Our services include: written candidate profiles along with resumes, weekly update meetings, scheduling and reference support. We provide world-class executive search services geared to aggressive, growing firms who want the best talent, committed service and affordable fees. For details please contact Cathy Bird.


Robert Half

Founded in 1948, Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized staffing firm. Robert Half’s specialized staffing divisions include Accountemps, Robert Half Finance & Accounting and Robert Half Management Resources for temporary, full-time and senior-level project professionals in the fields of accounting and finance; OfficeTeam for highly skilled office and administrative support professionals; Robert Half Technology for information technology professionals; Robert Half Legal for legal personnel; and The Creative Group for interactive, design and marketing professionals.

Robert Half has more than 400 staffing and consulting locations worldwide and offers online job search services at

Temporary Housing

AVE Malvern
311 E. Lancaster Avenue
Malvern, PA 19355
Phone: 610.296.9700
Contact: Kristen Bielan

AVE, a division of Korman Communities, offers one and two bedroom fully furnished flexible stay accommodations on the Main Line. We work with local companies to assist with short and long term accommodation needs for employee relocations, business travel, consulting projects, etc.


GVFHRA | 2119 County Line Road | Villanova, PA 19085-1733 | Phone: 610-551-4736 | Fax: 610-525-2187 |