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Founder Biography


Joseph E. Rusinovich – Former Chairman and CEO

Prior to the founding of HRM Partners, Inc., Mr. Rusinovich began HR Advisors, the company’s predecessor, in 1989. Prior to starting HR Advisor, he joined a subsidiary of NCR Corporation and then to NCR Corporation itself, where he spent his first decade in the HR industry as the company’s HR director. As the company’s HR director, he handled various tasks, such as union negotiations, recruiting/staffing, compensation management, and corporate level human resources management that was engaged in various HR management functions.

Mr. Rusinovich holds a Bachelor of Arts in Politics and History, then holds a Master of Arts in Industrial Relations from West Virginia University.

Since the founding of HRM Partners, Inc., Mr. Rusinovich has been one of the first affairs consulting firms specializing in affairs functions other than recruiting service for the Japanese corporate market in the United States.