Human Resources Executive Wayne Guthrie to Join University of Delaware

Vice President of HR

The University of Delaware is pleased to announce the placement of Wayne Guthrie as their new Vice President of Human Resources.  In this role, Wayne will focus on restructuring the Human Resources team with a big emphasis on redefining the HRBP structure.

Most recently, Wayne was the Associate Vice Chancellor of Human Resources at the University of Wisconsin-Madison where he was hired to manage an organization of 91 and a budget of $5M.  Wayne has held many senior leadership roles at the Arthritis Foundation and University System of Georgia. He holds a Bachelors of Business Administration Degree from Georgia State University.

This successful executive search assignment was conducted by Thomas Christopher, President and Managing Director and Patricia Duff, TCG Recruiting Director. “It has been our unique honor, and privilege to work with such an amazing Client and group of Candidates.  We are very pleased for both the University of Delaware and Wayne Guthrie, we deeply appreciate their positive feedback on their search experience,†reports Christopher.  “For us at TCG, it is never enough just to fill an exciting opportunity with an outstanding candidate.  It is equally about providing every candidate and client with an exceptional search experience.â€

About the University

The University of Delaware is a well-respected and growing institution of higher education at the forefront of public/private partnerships. The University of Delaware is on track to increase enrollment and expand their reach with a 5-year strategy plan on growth, and with that, attracting and retaining the best talent to lead UD into the future.  At 19,000 students enrolled, 1,200 faculty and 3,400 staff, University of Delaware is a collaborative, team-oriented organization with a progressive private/public partnership.

This is the top HR position in the organization, leading a team of five directors, one manager, and leading 36 indirect reports. Located in the heart of Newark, DE, University of Delaware is 36 miles from Philadelphia, 58 miles from Baltimore, MD, and 131 miles from NYC, making Newark the cost-effective center of the East Coast.

About The Christopher Group

Founded in 1998 by Tom and Paula Christopher, The Christopher Group (TCG) has become one of the nation’s largest and most respected boutique HR Executive Search Firms. Our Mission simply put: “To be the Best HR Search Firm in the World!â€Â Â Â To this end, we have created a highly specialized boutique firm, staffed by former HR professionals and highly trained search practitioners, which utilizes proprietary, scientific, and industry-leading systems, tools, and processes. As a result, we fill 92% of all searches in our first 2 Slates of candidates!

Equally impressive is our exceptional client and candidate experience ensured through our exclusive and unique Candidate/Client Concierge Service.  From search commencement to the first day of employment, every TCG candidate and client will enjoy unparalleled, comprehensive, professional, and stress eliminating support services to ensure the very best search experience you have ever had.

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