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  • Over 20 years in domestic and international HR leadership including as a member of senior leadership teams.
  • Experience with best-in-class and Fortune 20 companies including a $75b retailer, a world class education firm, an internationally acclaimed non-profit, and a telecommunications giant.
  • Past president of the Society for Human Resource Management of Greater Phoenix and the Arizona Small Business Association.
  • Named a Who’s Who in Arizona business by AZ Business Magazine for 2022, 2019, and 2018.
  • Professor of business at Arizona State University’s W. P. Carey School of Business teaching business management, leadership, human resources, and consulting to undergraduates and in the top-ranked full-time MBA program.

About Our CEO

Eric KnottMr. Eric Knott has spent 20 years in various areas of operations management and senior human resources leadership including working as the vice president of human resources for K-12 education firm BASIS Educational Group (the Phoenix-based firm that runs the world’s top-performing K-12 schools), and was the senior HR executive for Arizona’s largest non-profit: Goodwill Industries of Central and Northern Arizona. He also held HR leadership positions with Cox Communications and Target Corporation.

Mr. Knott owns FinePoint HR, an HR consulting firm based in Phoenix, is an award-winning professor of business at Arizona State University’s top-ranked W. P. Carey School of Business, has been chairman of the board and is on the executive committee of the Arizona Small Business Association, has been president and is on the executive committee of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) of Greater Phoenix, and is a board member for the Arizona SHRM State Council.

Mr. Knott is the recipient of the Al O’Connor Lifetime Achievement Award (2019) from Arizona SHRM, the "Who's Who in Arizona Business" from Arizona Business Magazine (2022, 2019, 2018), and the John W. Teets Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award (2022). He authored the top-selling career guide A Recruiter’s Guide to Job Hunting, is a PHR, a SHRM-CP, has his Certified Labor Relations Leader (CLRL) credential from Michigan State University, a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Arizona State University, and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Arizona.

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