Jacob Dufour is a Senior Certified Professional from the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM-SCP) and holds a Bachelor’s in Business Administration in Human Resources Management, with a Minor in English, from the University of Mississippi. Mr. Dufour has over sixteen years of cumulative Human Resources experience and has worked in the hospitality, judiciary, manufacturing, non-profit, and biotech industries.

After three years of assisting clients as a Consultant at HR NOLA, Jacob was promoted to Director of HR Operations, where he managed daily operations and helped drive the company’s strategic growth. In his current role as Vice President of HR Operations, Jacob is responsible for optimizing the company’s HR Consulting functions toward sustained growth and success.

Jacob serves on the boards of the Gulf South LGBT Chamber of Commerce and the New Orleans Speech and Hearing Center. In addition to his SHRM-SCP certification, Jacob is also a Predictive Index Certified Analyst and Certified Mediator. In his free time, Jacob enjoys traveling, cooking, and volunteering at the LASPCA and the New Orleans Advocates for GLBT Elders (NOAGE).