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Leadership Development Certificate

Meet Your Instructor


Rusty Bozman

Principal Consultant

Workplace Synergistics, Inc.

For over twenty-two years, Mr. Bozman held various senior leadership roles in all aspects of Human Resources for large publicly traded and private organizations. Mr. Bozman built his career establishing human resources strategy in the information technology, healthcare, and real estate sectors, with organizations including Computer Associates International, The St. Joe Company, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Maryland, and with a contractor supporting the Department of Defense.


Throughout his career, Mr. Bozman developed expertise in the areas of total rewards, executive and sales compensation, benefits, organizational diagnosis, and empirical analysis and survey development. For five years, Mr. Bozman served as the Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Corporate Development for The St. Joe Company. During that time, Mr. Bozman facilitated the transition of the Company’s Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, General Counsel, and directed all senior staffing decisions. He led the Company’s headcount reductions, exit from homebuilding, numerous acquisitions and divestitures, and the relocation of the corporate headquarters. Mr. Bozman is now the principal of Workplace Synergistics – a management and organizational-development consulting firm, and is in strategic partnerships with the University of North Florida’s Division of Continuing Education and Dr. Harold Resnick with Work Systems & Associates.


Mr. Bozman is a Certified Compensation Professional, holds a B.S. in Psychology from the University of Florida, and a M.S. in Industrial / Organizational Psychology from the University of Baltimore, MD. He served on the 2010 Board of Trustees and as a 2009 Board Member for the Jacksonville Regional Chamber of Commerce, and held board seats on various charitable and county organizational boards, including the 2005 Super Bowl Host Committee, 2004-2005 Duval County voting precinct volunteers, and as a volunteer with Habijax 2003-2004 (Habitat for Humanity).