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Chuck Conine, Founder, leads our human capital programs, working one-on-one with our valued clients, and serving as a human resources expert for organizations and law firms. Prior to founding Hospitality HR Solutions in 2008 Chuck was executive vice president human resources and administration at Perkins & Marie Callender’s Inc. leading the HR, risk management, legal and administrative programs.
During a two-year sabbatical, from 2012-2014 Chuck served as principal HR consultant and later as vice president, human resources for LYFE Kitchen, a fast casual restaurant startup led by former McDonald's president Mike Roberts. Upon his return to HHRS Chuck is developing the exciting HARD CORPS, a breakthrough leadership school for high-potential managers and executives.
A 40-year veteran of restaurants, hotels and foodservice Chuck is a graduate of the Cornell University School of Hotel Administration and a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources. In addition to operating the HHRS consulting network Chuck is a human capital columnist for Smith Travel Research’s Hotel News Now.
Dave Locke is a creative, highly accomplished culinary expert who partners with both entrepreneurs and chains. His experience includes culinary school teaching, hotel/restaurant culinary operations, and corporate food/beverage and supply chain management. Dave works with clients to identify and solve menu and culinary system issues, and to develop "train the trainer" programs for culinary team members.
Dave is a graduate of the prestigious Culinary Institute of America where in addition to being awarded a fellowship during his studies, he was retained as a chef-instructor after graduation. During his career he has served as a senior culinary officer with several restaurant chains including Marriott/HOST and Charley Brown's . Some of his restaurant clients include Gladstone's 4-Fish, Islands Restaurants, King's Hawaiian, Una Mas and Ruby's.
Sima Reid, president of TwentyTwenty Insurance Services, partners with HHRS to review our clients' existing employee benefits and work with the client to provide benefit programs matching the client’s recruiting, retention and budget goals. Her audits of existing programs often save money right away.
Sima has 35 years of experience in the insurance industry specializing in the management of employee benefit programs for large regional and national employers and in the development of stop loss/reinsurance products. Prior to forming her own insurance brokerage firm Sima served as President of Brentwood Benefits and Consultants, Inc. handling a premium base of approximately $40 million. Earlier she was Executive Director of the Los Angeles Office Health Care Unit for Alexander & Alexander where she was responsible for over $25 million in annualized premium.
Sima is Chairperson of the Los Angeles Association of Health Underwriters Public Affairs Committee and spends time with legislators locally as well in Washington, D.C. Sima has been featured as a key speaker and as an educator for Health Underwriters, Risk Management Association, Association of Health Care Human Resources, the International Institute as well as other National Organizations. She is a graduate of Rutgers College, New Brunswick, New Jersey.
Doug Simons, Sr. Vice President of SGB Insurance, partners with HHRS on client issues involving property and casualty insurance programs. Doug’s clients benefit from his extensive experience in evaluating employee and guest claims. He also audits a client’s existing workers compensation, liability and property insurance to quickly see where savings can be obtained.
Doug began his risk management career as a Workers’ Compensation claims adjuster. His expertise in the past 20 years has been on the development and marketing of Property and Casualty risk management programs for medium to large commercial clients.
Doug’s prior positions at two publicly-traded insurance brokerages involved overseeing several large multi-state claims operations for both workers’ compensation and general liability.
Doug’s experience in developing insurance programs includes but is not limited to all aspects of multi-line claim services, loss triangulations, retention analysis, charge back allocation models, loss trending analysis, conducting file reviews and self insured retention analysis. He also managed third party administrators in areas such as litigation, bill review, nurse case management and structure settlements. Doug holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Arizona State University.