Jack Milligan

Jack Milligan, SPHR, GPHR, SHRM-SCP
Founding Partner
Leathers Milligan & Associates
Phoenix & Tucson, Arizona

Jack Milligan is a founding partner of Leathers, Milligan & Associates (LMA) a Human Capital consulting firm headquartered in Phoenix, engaged in six (6) fields of competency: outplacement; executive compensation; coaching; organizational change, development and training; HR projects; and retained executive search.  Jack has twenty + years in client-based consulting and more than two decades of human resource work in industry.  He has been a proud and active member of ASPA/SHRM since 1970.

Jack spent almost 20 years with ITT Corporation in locations all over the world.  He also served as Corporate Vice President of Human Resources for TransTechnology Corporation, a publically held NYSE listed manufacturing and services corporation with HQ in Sherman Oaks, California.  In 2003, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Arizona State Council awarded him the Professional Excellence Award, given to only one HR professional in Arizona each year.

In addition to ITT, Jack had HR roles in Textron, CIGNA, Joy Global and Firestone.

Jack consults with clients in a broad range of business issues including executive coaching, HR strategy and tactics, organizational change and succession planning, staffing and selection, executive compensation and rewards, business ethics and practices (he is a certified arbitrator of business issues), and other areas of concern to the human side of the business.

Jack’s blend of management skills was developed as a key member of the management team in a variety of industries, including aerospace, electronics, technical services, healthcare, semiconductor, mining equipment, textile equipment, consumer products, and computers and application software.

Jack has earned both SPHR, GPHR and SHRM-SCP professional certifications, and holds two certificates in Employee Relations Law.  He earned a Master’s degree in Human Resources and Organizational Behavior from the University of Phoenix a Bachelor of Science degree in Management and Labor Economics from California State University at Northridge.  He is a past president of the Valley of the Sun HR Association (VSHRA) and Past Director of the AZSHRM State Council, and he has taught the HRCI Prep Class for 19 years and has over 1200 graduates.

Jack is also active in his community and has served on the United Way board, various Mayor’s committees, the East Valley Cultural Alliance and the advisory board of the Desert Samaritan Hospital.  For the past five years he has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors for Goodwill of Central Arizona.