Lisa Bergersen
Senior Consultant
RW Management Group, Inc.


Professional Summary

Lisa Bergersen has nearly 30 years of experience in human resources and employment law, with much of that time spent in public sector service. She has a keen understanding of the interplay and balance required between governmental budgets, obligations to taxpayers, and providing the highest quality service for the community.

Lisa has developed best practices across a broad array of core Human Resources management responsibilities including:

Lisa received her law degree from Marquette University Law School and became a partner with the management employment law firm of Lindner & Marsack, S.C., where she represented public and private sector clients in the areas of employment litigation and investigations, development of human resources policies, procedures and strategic initiatives, and negotiation of labor agreements. Lisa also gained extensive experience in developing and presenting programs and training sessions for clients, human resources professionals and employer groups.

Lisa currently serves as the Human Resources Director for the City of Pewaukee, Wisconsin where she has developed and reorganized the Human Resources department to add value by way of strategic planning tied to organizational objectives, cost-conscious benefit programs, employee policies and legal compliance, leadership and employee development, wellness, employee engagement, and information technology.

Lisa is certified by the HR Certification Institute (HRCI) as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and by the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM) as a Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP).

For twenty years, Lisa was a contributor to the Wisconsin State Barís Employment Law Book Series on State and Federal Employment Statutes. She also served two years as co-chair of the SHRM Metro Milwaukee Chapterís Special Interest Group: HR Departments of One.

Lisa is a member of the Wisconsin Public Employer Labor Relations Association (WPELRA), the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM), the Metro-Milwaukee SHRM Chapter, and the Local Government Law and Labor & Employment Law Sections of the Wisconsin State Bar Association.

Education

Marquette University Law School - Juris Doctor of Law

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