John DE GROOT

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John DE GROOT
John DE GROOT

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John DE GROOT

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John DE GROOT

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Residing In: Santa Rosa, CA USA
Spouse/Partner: Karen
Homepage: www.degrootassociates.com
Occupation: Employee & labor relations mgt. consultant
Children: Aimee, born 1970. Worked for Aruba Networks which HP bought. Now with Lattice Semi-conductor in the More…San Jose area as a HR Business Partner. 2 grandsons, now 13 & 15 (in 2018).
Military Service: U.S. Army  
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After teaching in California's school system,helped manage political campaigns for public office. Was a negotiator and organizer for two different unions - CTA/NEA and the California Nurses' Assn. Then, woke-up and saw the light. Now, 30+ years in HR & labor relations consulting practices. Our expertise is in management training and development, counter-union campaign management, creating effective organizational communications, and negotiating CBA's. We coach & advise in crisis management, as well as just plain solving organizational problems.

School Story:

B.A., California Teaching Credentials, Social Science, Business, & Education
Began at University of Arizona, after U.S. Army tour G.I. Bill at Foothill College, and then San Jose State. Delta Chi at Arizona, Vets Club and Student Body President at Foothill.


Besides pursuing professional practice interests in our consulting practice, enjoy giving back to my community philanthropically, fly-fishing, gardening, and sipping some of the best Pinot & Zin produced in Sonoma County.

Have been, or am, active in Vietnam Veterans of America, American Society for Training and Development, Northern California Human Resources Association, Professional Association of Sonoma County, and the American Heart Association. Was a Trustee for Sutter Medical Center of Santa Rosa, and am now on their Community Advisory Board.

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