Birkman International Appoints Rich Hall as President

HOUSTON, January 3, 2019 – Birkman International, the industry’s leading personality and behavioral assessment company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Rich Hall as President, effective immediately.

Chairman and CEO Sharon Birkman said, “Rich Hall joined our team as EVP of Operations in2018, navigating the business through an exceptional year of success for our partners, customers, and employees. I am excited to have Rich to help me leadBirkman International as President.” Hall brings to Birkman, a 67-year old family business, a wealth of executive-level management experience from several different industries and businesses that include startups, scaleups, and large enterprises.

Rich Hall says, “The Birkman Method personality assessment has been a key tool in my leadership toolkit for over twenty years. I was impressed by its power to provide meaningful insights to help individuals and organizations communicate better and improve measurable business outcomes. Rarely does the opportunity presentitself to join a company that has had such a positive influence on one’scareer.  I could not be more optimisticand thrilled about our future.”

Birkman experienced record growth and recognition in 2018, becoming recognized as aWomen’s Owned Business Enterprise by the Women’s Business Enterprise NationalCouncil and being named one of Houston’s “Best and Brightest Companies to Work For” for the fifth consecutive year. In addition, CEO Sharon Birkman was named one of Houston Business Journal’s “Women WhoMean Business” and one of Texas DiversityMagazine’s inaugural “Houston Power 50.”

Birkman International:

Birkman International is a behavior and occupational assessment company used by
individuals, businesses, nonprofits and consulting organizations worldwide. The
Birkman Method is the scientifically reliable and valid assessment measuring
human interests, behaviors and underlying motivators.

Strategic Growth Forum and National Awards Gala

Birkman International to Host 2016 World Conference

The largest ever in the history of Birkman, the 2016 World Conference hosted in New Orleans at the Ritz-Carlton in the French Quarter on August 3-5th is attracting attendees from across the globe. Birkman users from six different continents will be in attendance, and speakers will be covering topics ranging from team building to career counseling to marketing for consultancies. Sharon Birkman Fink and Amy Shepley will be speaking at the opening session of the conference, announcing all of the exciting changes and innovations that Birkman is rolling out.

You can read the full press release about the Birkman 2016 World Conference here:

EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Award

Sharon Birkman Fink Recognized with the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2016 Gulf Coast Award

Ernst and Young has been awarding the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® Award for 30 years. The award is one of the most prestigious and established awards that an entrepreneur can receive. Each year, Ernst and Young reviews many companies and entrepreneurs, selecting only the highest performing for this award.

Sharon Birkman Fink was a nominee for the award and attended the regional gala in Houston on June 16, 2016 at the Hilton Americas with her family and colleagues. At the event, she won in the Family Business category for carrying on the legacy of her father, Dr. Roger Birkman, and continuing to grow adoption of The Birkman Method® worldwide. Sharon Birkman Fink is proud to be an EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2016 Gulf Coast Award winner and will attend the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards gala in Palm Springs in November.

The Birkman press release:

The Ernst and Young press release: