On any given day, you can expect to find Sidney Abrams leading Nonprofit HR’s consulting team and clients through engagements whether they be through the projects or outsourcing practice areas. Sid oversees dozens of employees and consultants with Nonprofit HR’s Consulting Practice and serves as a Technical Advisor for large and/or complex engagements. He applies more than 25 years of human resources leadership experience and passion for people management to each and every engagement. Under Sidney’s leadership, Nonprofit HR’s consulting team has grown from 8 to over 40 and revenue for the practice area increased by nearly 400%. He further exercises his business savvy by co-leading the business and financial strategic decision making for the firm as a member of the Senior Management Team. Before joining the firm’s leadership, he started with the firm’s outsourcing division in 2008 and led numerous successful long-term engagements. Sidney then went on to head the Project Team where he completed dozens of engagements including HR effectiveness assessments and multi-state compliance audits, HRIS implementations, and sensitive investigations.
Sidney was drawn to HR during his undergraduate college years. He has since focused his career exclusively on the profession and built recognized expertise in the areas of audit/compliance, assessment, project management and HR technology. His early beginnings as an HR associate then manager for family-run for-profit businesses later led to a transition to the social sector. In the social sector, Sidney grew into change management roles while honing his skills by successfully directing the human resources function for a technology association in the midst of a market shift and organizational realignment; and providing strategic Human Resource leadership at a national Jewish youth movement.
Sidney graduated from the University of Maryland with a Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management and is a proud Terp alum. He earned professional certifications from HRCI, SHRM and HCI.