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 Barry Phelps Named HR Director 
at Shell Vacations LLC
NORTHBROOK, IL -- June 17, 1999 -- Barry Phelps, a veteran of 30 years in human resources management, was recently named to the newly created position of Corporate Director of Human Resources for the Northbrook, Illinois-based Shell Vacations LLC. As the company begins a major expansion in Hawaii, the Caribbean and Florida, Phelps will help provide strategic direction for the overall human resources management efforts throughout the organization. He will also provide support for the firm’s management arm, Shell Hospitality Group. Shell Vacations currently employs about 1,500 professionals at its twelve vacation ownership resorts in California, Arizona, Canada and Hawaii.
According to Perry Snyderman, a Managing Director for Shell Vacations, “We are very pleased to have Phelps join our expanding team. We believe his organizational and strategic planning skills will give our company a competitive advantage in the marketplace as he incorporates human resources functions and activities within our overall business strategy.” 
Prior to joining Shell Vacations, Phelps operated his own human resources management consulting firm, Eagle Associates, and was previously VP of Human Resources for Imperial Eastman, a mid-sized manufacturing company headquartered in the Chicago area. His three decades of human resources management positions have been in manufacturing and service industries. 
Phelps earned a Master of Science in Industrial Relations from Loyola University of Chicago, where he majored in Personnel Management. He received a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Iowa with a major in Management and Industrial Relations. He is a Certified Professional Consultant and Certified Seminar Leader and teaches courses in  human resources management as a part-time faculty member at both the Keller Graduate School of Management and The Lake Forest Graduate School of Management in the Chicago area.
Marge Lennon 
at 941-482-3891 
or  Barry Phelps 
at 847-564-4600 Ext. 132
Also See: Shell to Purchase Kauai Beachboy Hotel, Plans $10 million in Renovations / June 1999 
Shell Vacations Acquires San Francisco's Donatello Hotel / March 1999 

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