Notice regarding the death of our founder (obituary)

It is with great sadness that we must announce the death of Joseph E. Rusinovich, HRM Partner’s ur founder as well as President & C.E.O.  Mr. Rusinovich passed away on October 8, 2021.  The ceremony and funeral were held only by his close relatives.


<Brief biography of Mr. Rusinovich>

Joined a subsidiary of NCR Corporation in 1978, then transferred to NCR Corporation group headquarter, and the final position is the director of the human resources department of the company.

In 1989, he left NCR Corporation himself and participated in the launch of the human resources consulting department of Palisade Pacific Group, a company specializing in executive search, and became a full-time department manager.

1994 Established a private company “HR Advisor” and became Principal.

2004 HR Advisor changed its name to HRM Partners, Inc. and as well as became the president.


Since he started HR Advisors in 1994, he believed that his HR expertise and knowledge should help Japanese Companies’ business growth in the United States.

With his death, HRM changed its management structure.  As of January 1, 2022, Munero Ueda is President & CEO and Akira Takahashi is Managing Director.  All HRM consultants succeed MR. Rusinovich’s belief.  We will continue to support our customers by providing HR expertise and knowledge.