Jorge Gabriel Escalera Muñoz, MPA, CERT

SVP Human Resources Services Unit

Curriculum Vitae

  • Master’s Degree in Personnel Administration and Labor-Management Relations, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Concentration in Management, Suma Cum Laude, Interamerican university of Puerto Rico.
  • Certified Mediator of the Supreme Court of Puerto Rico; Number M2730.
  • Licensed as Insurance Representative #3000082060, Insurance Commissioner’s Office of PR
  • OSHA 10-hour Construction Safety and Health Certified (#12-006076551)
  • Six Sigma Champion Certification
  • Obtained FEMA’s CERT Program Certification – The program offers a consistent, nationwide approach to volunteer training and organization that professional responders can rely on during disaster situations, allowing them to focus on more complex tasks.
  • Certificate in Malcolm Baldrige Educational Program
  • Applied experience in strategic methodologies of Lean Thinking, Business Units Development, Scenario Planning, Balance Scorecard, Mentoring & Coaching, GMP and Total Quality Management Programs (TQM).
  • HUB-Zone, 8(a) and Small Business Administration (SBA) Certifications Manager
  • Over twenty-five (25+) years of progressive experience in Human Resources, Organizational Development, Labor-Management Relations, and Collective Bargaining, among others.
  • Practical and empirical approaches deployed in human resources, Sales, marketing, operations, and accounting strategic projects.
  • Experience in retail, wholesale, and services industries, with a strong emphasis on the following sectors: Pharmaceutical and Industrial Chemicals, Manufacturing, Construction, Hardware, Telecommunications, Environmental Services, Food, Insurance, Leasing, Distribution and Higher Education; among others, in private companies, Government and Public Corporations.
  • Distinguished panelist in several television and radio programs.
  • As a University Professor, he has taught courses on Human Resources, Compensation, Ethics, Industrial Management, Training Methods, Organizational Behavior, Administrative Theory, Globalization and Labor-Management Relations.
  • Senior member of the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM)
  • Senior member of the Association of Professionals in Labor Relations