Leadership and Committees


Larry ScottLarry Scott is the President and founder of Houston International HR Roundtable, LLC.  He is also a legal recruiter with Lucas Group.  You are welcome to contact Larry for any of your professional recruiting needs.  Larry is a relationship-focused global HR leader and connector with over 25 years of diverse experience in international, HR, tax, and legal.   He has diverse international experience, including start-ups from pre-licensing stage through operation. His international experience began in 1992 in Hong Kong with one of the global accounting firms, where he ultimately became coordinator of the US expatriate tax practice. As an expatriate in both first-world and developing countries, Larry brings a unique perspective to the world of global mobility and immigration. His international assignments have allowed him to travel extensively and provided opportunities to develop cultural and diversity awareness.

Larry is an avid user of social media and is committed to developing Houston as the Global Center of Excellence for International Human Resources.  If you are new to Houston or international HR, we welcome you to call or email Larry for information on international HR or upcoming events.

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Advisory Committee

Please meet our Advisory Committee:

Barise Hatfield – RigNet, Global Human Resources Director

Shelia Hughes – BP, Regional HR International Mobility Lead

Ernie Northam – KBR, Director Global International HR

Sarah Tucker – Aker Solutions, Vice President Project Operations

Consuelo Waight – University of Houston,  Associate Professor Human Development & Consumer Sciences Department

Jim Molloy – Gabbard & Company, Houston People Practice Lead

Will Posey – Deloitte Tax LLP, Partner, Global Employer Services

Larry Scott – Lucas Group, Senior Partner, Legal

In addition to our Advisory Committee, Houston International HR Roundtable sponsors several committees.  Joining one of our committees allows you an opportunity to network and collaborate with other members to develop professionally.

Global Center of Excellence Committee

The Global Center of Excellence Committee is focused on bringing increased recognition to Houston as the Global Center of Excellence for International Human Resources in accordance with our vision statement.   This committee works in conjunction with our other committees to promote Houston and its value as a global leader in international HR. Michelle Sandlin is the Chair of the committee.  Please visit Michelle’s blog in the Houston Chronicle.

Membership/Sponsorship Committee

The Membership/Sponsorship Committee assists in outreach to new members and sponsors.  This committee also assists us in meeting our mission of bringing awareness to the profession by encouraging and inspiring others to consider careers in international human resources.

Communications Committee

The communications committee assists with communications to members, including newsletters, Facebook, and website information. This committee also assists with public relations including press releases to appropriate media outlets.

Mentor Committee

The Mentor Committee helps coordinate our mentorship program and assists in matching mentors to mentees.

Social/Networking Committee

The Social/ Networking Committee assists with our networking and social events held both in conjunction with monthly meetings and stand alone (e.g., “Night Before” event, etc.).

Transition Committee

The Transition Committee assists our members who are in transition.  Houston International HR Roundtable offers financial assistance in the form of reduced or waived memberships for our members in transition.