Rollie Waters ExecutiveVice President
Rollie O. Waters is an Executive Vice President, of the Waters & Company, a Springsted Company. Since 1976, Rollie has been a management consultant to private and public sector clients. He has consulted with national and international clients in the area of HR Management system design and strategic management. He has given various lectures and seminars for organizations in the areas of compensation as it relates to performance management. He is viewed on a national level as one of the foremost authorities in succession planning and performance management system design for the public sector. He has spoken before such organizations as the International City/County Managers Association, American Management Association, The Alliance for innovation, Southern Methodist University, the University of Maryland, National Forum of Black Public Administrators, California Institute of Technology, the Texas Municipal League (TML), the International Personnel Management Association (IPMA-HR), several international companies in Great Britain, and various other U.S. public and private sector agencies and organizations.
Rollie has been actively involved in the development of competency-based knowledge selection and development tools over the past twenty years. He has been instrumental in ensuring the proprietary profiles that he has designed attract the right candidates that fit the organization’s needs. In addition, Rollie’s extensive knowledge of performance management solidifies matching the management style most compatible with the organization’s success. His research on succession planning has led him and his team to be able to help shape the future of organizations through their executive recruitment activities.
Rollie has been widely published in national journals and magazines focusing on human resource challenges. His publications include a research article in the Public Personnel Management Journal titled “The Impact of Behavioral Traits on Performance Appraisal.” Prior to founding W&C, Rollie held an executive position with Dun & Bradstreet Co., Inc., and a management position with Owens Corning Fiberglass.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
- Executive Recruitment
- Web- Based Compensation Support
- Management Development
- Organizational Strategy
- Mentoring Programs
- Performance Management
- Competency-based Systems and Development Systems
- Succession Planning
PROFESSIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND EDUCATION
Rollie is a member of Mensa, a Strategic Partner with the International City/County Managers Association, International Management Consultants, and Alliance for Innovation, a member of the National Corporation Advisory Council of the National Forum for Black Public Administrators, and numerous other professional groups. He also has appeared in several professional directories such as Who’s Who in the World, Who’s Who in Finance and History, and many others. Rollie has an extensive background in the behavioral sciences; strategic planning and He received his MBA at Pepperdine University and his Bachelors of Science degree in psychology from the University of South Carolina. In addition, he is a Certified Management Consultant (CMC). CMC is a certification mark awarded by the Institute of Management Consultants USA and represents evidence of the highest standards in consulting and adherence to the ethical canons of the profession.