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Werneke Joins The McShane Companies as Vice President of Human Capital

January 26, 2015

James A. McShane, Chief Executive Officer of The McShane Companies, is pleased to announce that Jennifer M. Werneke, SPHR, has joined the firm as Vice President of Human Capital.

Werneke will office at the firm’s suburban Chicago headquarters in Rosemont, Illinois, and serve as the company’s senior advisor and thought leader on all aspects of human resources.  Through her strategic leadership of recruitment, talent management, and compensation and benefits, she will help to ensure that The McShane Companies continues to attract, retain and develop the necessary talent to support the firm’s overall growth strategy.

With over 20 years of human resources experience, Werneke most recently served as Vice President of Human Resources at Cotter Consulting, Inc. where she was responsible for developing a comprehensive human resources program while preparing the company for future growth.  She has also held various management and consulting positions at HRMS, LLC, T-Systems North America, SPR, Inc. / Leapnet, Inc. and Platinum Technology, Inc.  

Werneke earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in International Business Studies graduating from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign magna cum laude.  She is a resident of Naperville, Illinois.

“Our commitment to our employees is evidenced by the appointment of Jennifer Werneke to Vice President of Human Capital.  We look forward to utilizing her professional expertise with a focused emphasis on employee career growth and comprehensive corporate programs that benefit our long-term business objectives,” remarked McShane.