Gary Bergel serves as a Senior Advisor to The Margolin Group and is an Associate with Restructuring Associates Inc. As a consultant and as a human resource executive, Gary has worked in North America and Australia on the design and implementation of high performance organizations and labor-management cooperative efforts.
In 1997, Bergel was the first Managing Director of Schneider (Australia) Consulting, RAI's Australian management consultancy, and served in that capacity until 2002. Prior to joining Restructuring Associates Inc., Bergel was a consultant with Sibson & Company, and a human resource director for General Mills, Inc. While at General Mills, he also served in a variety of other human resource generalist positions, including as a human resource manager for specialty manufacturing plants.
Bergel has lectured and taught seminars on labor-management cooperation, interest-based negotiations, non-traditional work systems, salary broad-banding, and alternative compensation. He served as an Adjunct Professor of Business in Deakin University 's Faculty of Business and Law in Melbourne, Australia, and is a member of the faculty of WorldatWork (formerly the American Compensation Association), where he co-authored WorldatWork's skill-based pay training program and is a member of its technical review panel. Bergel's work has been published in Compensation & Benefits Review , the Journal of Business and Professional Ethics, and Perspectives on Work.
Bergel received his B.A. degree in political science from Columbia University and his M.B.A. from Northwestern University 's J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management, where he was selected by the faculty as the outstanding student in Organization Behavior. Bergel is a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR). He was designated a “Nationally Recognized Expert” (NRE) by the United States Government, Office of Personnel Management (OPM) in October 2009.