IPA-IBA Employee Appointed to Panel for Society of Human Resource Management

Buffalo Grove, IL, April 11, 2007 --(PR.com)-- James Gibson, an HR specialist for the Consulting Services Department of International Profit Associates (IPA-IBA), was selected to serve on the Special Expertise Panel for the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM).

The Special Expertise Panel comprises twelve concentrations. As a member in the Human Resource Consulting/Outsourcing concentration, he will help the SHRM identify relevant and emerging topics and issues that affect the human resource profession. He will also provide expert advice and guidance on human resource issues as it pertains to business and public policy.

“It is an honor to be chosen to serve in this capacity. I look forward to the opportunity in assisting SHRM in their efforts to serve the needs of Human Resource professionals,” said Gibson.

James Gibson, SPHR, CPC, is currently a Human Resources Specialist with International Profit Associates. He is responsible for IPA’s Professional Search and Recruitment Solutions, a division that provides HR and staffing solutions for the clients of IPA-IBA and its related companies. Prior to joining the team, Gibson was employed by other entities in various roles such as President, Executive Vice President, Chief Operations Officer and Director of National Staffing Services. In these roles, he directed the profitable expansion of different specialty staffing divisions.

Founded in 1948, the Society of Human Resource Management is the largest global organization for HR professionals. It contains more than 210,000 members among 550 chapters in over 100 countries and is headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia. SHRM acts as an expert resource on HR issues in the workplace and channels its mission to ensure that emerging trends are recognized and addressed to maintain the significant value HR has on organizational strategy and operations.

International Profit Associates, Inc. (IPA-IBA), the largest privately held management consulting and professional services firm for small and medium size businesses in North America, is a leading authority on small business. With more than $250,000,000 in annual revenues, IPA-IBA is the 6th largest management consulting company in Chicago and the 61st largest consulting company in the world. IPA-IBA offers a wide range of proven and innovative methodologies to help businesses grow and prosper. International Profit Associates and its alliance partners, including Integrated Business Analysis, Inc. (IBA), International Tax Advisors, Inc. (ITA), Accountancy Associates, LLC (AAL) and IPA Advisory & Intermediary Services, LLC (IPA A&I), provide comprehensive business advisory services and tax strategies to companies in the United States, Canada and other locations worldwide. Additional information is immediately available by visiting http://www.ipa-iba.com, http://www.iba-usa.net, http://www.internationaltaxadvisors.com, http://www.accountancyassoc.com/ and http://www.aiservices.com. The Public Relations Department may be contacted at: telephone (847) 495-6786; facsimile (847) 495-6773.

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