Matthew Burr, MJ-LEL, MBA, MHRIR, GPHR, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, CPHR
Assistant Professor of Business Administration, Division of Business & Economics at Elmira College
From Elmira, NY
Mathew W. Burr, MJ-LEL, MBA, MHRIR, GPHR, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, CPHR
Matthew Burr has over 13-years of experience working in the human resources field, starting his career as an Industrial Relations Intern at Kennedy Valve Manufacturing to most recently founding and managing a human resource consulting company; Burr Consulting, LLC and Co-Owner of Labor Love, a Labor and Employment Law poster printing company. Prior to founding the consulting firm, the majority of his career was spent in manufacturing and healthcare. He specializes in labor and employment law, conflict resolution, performance management, labor, and employment relations. Matthew has a generalist background in HR and provides strategic HR services to his clients, focusing on small and medium sized organizations. In July 2017, Matthew started as an Associate Professor of Business Administration at Elmira College and was promoted into the Continuing Education & Business Administration Department Liaison role in July 2018. He teaches both undergraduate and graduate level business courses at Elmira College. He successfully designed an HR Concentration in the business management major that is aligned with both SHRM and HRCI certifications, providing opportunities for students to sit for both the SHRM-CP and aPHR certifications upon completion of the degree, concentration and internship hours. Matthew is also the SHRM Certification Exam Instructor, with a current pass rate of 89%on the SHRM-SCP and 100% pass rate on the SHRM-CP and a combined 94.4% on both exams over a 4.5-year period of instructing the course. Matthew works as a trainer Tompkins Cortland Community College, Corning Community College, Broome Community College, Penn State University and HR Instructor for Certification Preparation for the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI). He also acts as an On-Call Mediator and Factfinder through the Public Employment Relations Board in New York State, working with public sector employers and labor unions.
Matthew has publications at the American Bar Association (ABA) Experience Magazine, Cornell HR Review, Business Insider, New York State Bar Association (NYSBA), PayScale, Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM), and Expert 360 (in Australia). In early 2017, he published his first book, $74,000 in 24 Months: How I killed my student loans (and you can too!). He is currently working on revising the book.
Matthew is currently the New York State Society of Human Resource Management (NYSSHRM) District Director of the Southern District, Past President of the Human Resource Association of the Twin Tiers (HRATT), HR Committee Member Corning Childrens Center, a board member for the Community Dispute Resolution Center (CDRC) and Boy Scouts of America (BSA) Merit Badge Counselor.
EDUCATION & TRAINING:
Additional Training & Development:
SHRM Workplace Coaching and Mentoring Recertification Program, 2020
SHRM Foundation Employing Abilities @Work Certificate, 2020
SHRM Foundation Veterans at Work Certificate Program, 2018
Delta County Chamber of Commerce: Delta Force Leadership Program, 2013
FEATURED IN & ON:
Matthew has been featured on CNN Money, Fast Company, Fits Small Business, Magnify Money, Monster.com, My Twin Tiers, Namely, Student Loan Hero, Smart Sheet and CEO Blog Nation, Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI), Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM).