Jon R. Vining, MBA

Senior HR Consultant

The HRC Team ConsultantJon has over thirty years of experience in human resource management and has been with The HR Consortium team for over 20 years. His key strengths in human resources lie within HR information management systems, change management, employee benefits, compensation, performance management, training and CEU-based curriculum evaluation, employee relations, affirmative action reporting and employee surveying. Jon has effectively supported organizations within financial services, healthcare, higher education, manufacturing, and non-profits. With The HRC, Jon has consulted to organizations including AGC, Inc., Connecticut Health and Educational Facilities Authority (CHEFA), Community Mental Health Affiliates, Ensign Bickford Industries, Maryknoll Fathers & Brothers, Neopost NA, Oak Hill, Providence College, St. Mary’s Hospital, Town of Bloomfield CT, and Webster Financial Corporation.

In a volunteer role, Jon currently acts as Program Administrator for Breakpoint Ministries. Prior to and while consulting, Jon’s experience included ten years as Executive Director of Prison Fellowship Ministries, over twenty years of corporate experience as SVP and Director of Human Resources for Society for Savings [a $3B consumer bank with 1,000 employees], Director of Personnel Services at Newington Children’s Hospital, HR Director for Clinipad, HR Director of Bank of South Windsor, and Associate Manager of Personnel for Phoenix Mutual Life Insurance. His accomplishments include directing a high-level micro-computer automation for human resource management which resulted in savings of over $1MM annually and creating a comprehensive job evaluation and compensation structure for a complex organization.

Jon is a B.A. graduate of Tufts University and earned his MBA from Barney School of Business at the University of Hartford. He has served as adjunct faculty member where he taught human resource management curriculum at the University of Hartford and Eastern Connecticut State University. He was named “Man of the Year” by the local chapter of American Society for Training and Development and served as its President, as well as having served as President of the Human Resource Association of Central Connecticut chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management.