SC&H Group, a leading management consulting, audit and tax firm, announced today that Jim Dickinson will become the firm’s first Chief Learning Officer.
Dickinson, an organizational psychologist, joins SC&H Group from Loyola University Maryland, where he developed and implemented the university’s career readiness strategy in his role as Assistant Vice President for Career Services. Prior to Loyola, Dickinson was Director of Operations Training & Development at Johns Hopkins Healthcare.
At SC&H Group, Dickinson will be responsible for enhancing employee productivity and engagement. This new position will help drive employee growth. In it, Dickinson will design new learning strategies for the firm and implement effective methods to enhance and recognize performance.
“Jim’s extensive background as a strategic leader, and his knowledge and experience with employee development, engagement and learning will be a valuable asset in getting us to the next level with our training initiatives and as we move SC&H University forward,” said SC&H Group CEO Pritpal Kalsi. “As an entrepreneurial firm, we are always focused on growth and delivering maximum value to our ‘three Cs:’ clients, colleagues, and communities. With the addition of Jim, we look forward to strengthening our colleagues’ career development.”
Dickinson, who earned his undergraduate degree in psychology at Loyola University Maryland, went on to earn his master’s degree and PhD in in industrial-organizational psychology from Clemson University, focusing his studies on engagement at work and performance management.
“I’m thrilled to join the SC&H Group team and look forward to building upon a foundation of incredible success,” said Dickinson. “The entrepreneurial spirit of the firm and our commitment to growth for clients, colleagues and communities position us well for learning and thriving together.”
Community involvement is important to Dickinson, who served on the Board of Directors for the United Way of Central Maryland, where he earned two awards for his exceptional leadership and service. He chaired and served as an active member of the Association of Jesuit Colleges & Universities Career Services Leaders and has earned the State of Maryland’s Governor’s Volunteer Service Certificate in 2017.
“With his deep roots in the community and passion for helping people reach their goals, we knew Jim would be a great fit with our culture,” said Kalsi.
About SC&H Group
SC&H Group is a nationally recognized management consulting, audit, and tax firm serving clients from rapidly growing private sector businesses to Fortune 500 companies with global brands. The firm’s strategic practices provide the leading-edge thinking and advice that transform our clients’ businesses and help them outpace the competition. We embrace the future and help clients prepare, innovate, and evolve their businesses in this complex and highly competitive world. For 30 years, SC&H Group has demonstrated its commitment to delivering powerful minds, passionate teams, and proven results on each and every engagement. Learn more at www.schgroup.com.