Adrian Guardia PhD, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, is a professor in the College of Business at Texas A&M University, San Antonio. Dr. Guardia is the lead faculty for the HR concentration teaching both undergraduate and MBA courses in human resource management. He is the founder and faculty advisor for the SHRM@A&M-SA student chapter, rated nationally for five consecutive years as a “superior merit chapter”. Dr. Guardia is also a principal instructor for the A&M-SA based HR Certification Study Course, preparing HR professionals for national certification exams with the HR Certification Institute and the Society for Human Resource Management.
Prior to teaching at A&M-SA, Dr. Guardia was an HR executive with combined service of over 35 years with JPMorgan Chase, Harris Corporation, Dr Pepper Company, and Federated Department Stores.
Dr. Guardia is a long time SAHRMA member, servicing as its president (1985) and vice president for programs (1984). Dr. Guardia is a member of the SAHRMA College Relations committee, serving since 2011. Dr. Guardia received his PhD and MBA from Our Lady of the Lake University and his BBA from St. Mary’s University.