About Us

Deborah Avrin, SPHR, brings over 18 years human resources and training experience to her company Management Skills Resource, Inc. Her coaching skills have assisted countless managers to improve their performance in such diverse industries as financial services, manufacturing, utilities, transportation, education, non-profit and telecommunications.

Prior to beginning her consulting practice in 1998, Deborah held a variety of top-level human resources leadership positions in both the financial services and manufacturing industries. She also has held operational management positions, which enables her to understand the unique training needs of managers. During her career, she developed and delivered numerous management and customer-service training courses resulting in an increase in confidence and the abilities of the management team. Topics included: Hire the Best, Communication Skills, Presentation Skills, Performance Appraisal, Coaching and Positive Discipline. Her reputation is as a motivator with an inspiring training style that encourages others to excel.

Deborah’s company Management Skills Resource Inc. works with organizations that want to build the confidence, competence, and courage of their management teams through creative training workshops. Her training style is interactive and stimulating which makes her a sought out facilitator for human resources and management development workshops. She is the author and facilitator for the HR Strategic Tools class offered semi-annually through Dallas HR.

Her educational background includes a BBA in Human Resources and a Masters Degree in Organizational Behavior. Deborah holds a lifetime Senior Professional in Human Resources certification and was an instructor for the SHRM Workshop for PHR/SPHR certification through the University of Dallas for twelve years. She served four years on the board of the Dallas chapter of the American Society for Training and Development including as President in 2007 and regularly volunteers with the Dallas HR Association.

Deborah is the author of the newly released books The Management Map: Navigation Tools for the New Manager,  The Management Map Companion Workbook and The Management Map II:  Navigation Tools for Experienced Managers Transitioning to Leaderhship

Email:  Deborah.Avrin@ManagementSkillsInc.com             Phone: 972 881 5282