Mark Berry is a HR leader & passionate proponent of
evidence-based HR practices, who has first-hand
experience establishing a successful "People Insights"
function at a Fortune 200 consumer packaged goods
company, as well as leading HR for a leading
commodity transportation company. Mark’s work has
been honored with Bersin by Deloitte’s “WhatWorks”
Award for Innovation in Talent Analytics and
Workforce’s Optimas Award for Business Impact with
Workforce Planning. Most recently, Mark named as
one of nine “HR Trendsetters” in the January 2015
issue of HR Magazine for his work in workforce
He has 20 years of HR experience (having started as a child) in food ingredients
(ConAgra Foods), paper/packaging (International Paper) and chemical (Borden
Chemical) industries, respectively, as well as 10 years of experience in applied
psychology. Mark holds B.A. & M.A. degrees in Psychology, as well as a M.B.A.
with a concentration in Operations Management.
Mark resides in Madisonville, Louisiana with his wife, Carolyn, and daughters,
Hannah and Grace. In his free time, he engages in masochistic pursuits, such as
ultra-endurance running, including a number of 50- and 100-mile trail races each