Welcome to Truman Solutions. Our goal is to make your job easier by becoming an extension of your human resource function. We have "been there and done that" and can do it for you.
John T. Kuznia, CPA, SPHR
John T. Kuznia is the company’s owner and principal consultant.He has over 30 years experience in business administration as a CFO and Human Resource Manager.He earned his CPA while working for PricewaterhouseCoopers in Albany, and has held senior management positions in the professional services, publishing, nonprofit human services, and medical device manufacturing industries. He is also certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR), as well as SHRM-SCP.
The organizations in which John has served range in size from a 1000+ employee division of a Fortune 500 company to a 30-person high technology start-up.In addition to his role as a finance executive, he has served as HR Manager responsible for aligning critical human resource initiatives with corporate strategies. Among other noteworthy accomplishments in the human resource field, John:
Led a project team to implement self-directed work teams throughout a medical device manufacturing plant, and prepared a Team Implementation Handbook to address concepts of performance measurement, staffing, appraisal, compensation and training.
Administered self-insured health plan and pension plans totaling over $12 million annually.
Was Trustee and founding member of a large, independent Workers Compensation Trust.
Developed Employee Handbooks, Job Descriptions, Performance Management systems and Compensation structures.
Coordinated all recruitment activities during times of significant organizational growth, as well all separation activities during reductions in the workforce.
Delivered numerous training programs in harassment, interviewing, financial concepts, and facilitated Board of Directors training and retreats.
John has also served as an Adjunct Instructor in Human Resource Management at the Sage Graduate School, and delivered guest lectures at UAlbany. He is a member of the American Institute of CPAs, New York State Society of CPAs, the Society for Human Resource Management, and the Capital Region HR Association.