human Resources Consulting and workplace training

Jacquelyn Thorp, MSHR, SPHR, PHRca, SHRM/SCP

CEO & CHRO

Jacquelyn is the founder and owner of  HR Coach LLC, dba Train Me Today, specializing in Professional Human Resources certification - PHRca, PHR, SPHR, sexual harassment and supervisor development.  With over 35 years in the world of Human Resources, Jacquelyn devotes her energy to training HR practitioners to prepare for the PHRca, PHR, and SPHR exams; preventing harassment and discrimination; and promoting professionalism in supervisors and the field of HR management.  A graduate of Chapman University, Jacquelyn holds a Master of Science in Human Resources and a BA in Organizational Leadership.


Jeff Kinworthy

Vice President and Basic Go To Guy

Jeff handles the printing and compilation of training materials as well as accounts payable and accounts receivables (including collections).  Jeff is retired from Southern California Edison after 40 years as a line worker.


Samantha DeLand, MSOP, SPHR, SHRM/SCP

Vice President, Trainer and Human Resources Consultant

Samantha DeLand is a trainer and HR consultant providing sexual harassment prevention, Professionals in Human Resources (PHR) and Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) exam prep training as well as supervisor development training.  For those of you using our online training programs, she is also our Account Representative handling online training administration, setting up onsite classes and customer requests. Samantha graduated with two Bachelor of Arts degrees in Psychology and Sociology from Queens College in Flushing, NY.  She has a Master of Science in Organizational Psychology and Development from Walden University.


Maria R. Diaz, SPHR, PHRca, SHRM/SCP

Trainer and Human Resources Consultant

Maria is our bilingual (English/Spanish) trainer.  She specializes in the delivery of PHRca, PHR, SPHR exam preparation training as well as management, leadership, supervisor development training and sexual harassment prevention training.  Maria holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Management from the University of Phoenix with a number of special certifications in Human Resources.  With over 20 years in the business environment, Maria devotes her time to training and Human Resource consulting. 


Kathy Ruffino, MSHR, PHR-CA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Trainer and Human Resources Consultant

Kathy is a senior level HR trainer and consultant with over 25 years of HR experience.  A graduate of Brandman University, Kathy holds a Master of Science in Human Resources and a Bachelor of Arts in Business Management from the University of Redlands.


Pamela Winters, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

PHR SPHR EXam Prep Instructor

Pamela teaches the PHR SPHR Exam Preparation classes in Pasadena.  She is a senior HR professional, past president of PIHRA and fantastic instructor.


Carmela Bozulich, MSHR, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

PHR SPHR Exam Prep Instructor

Carmela teaches the PHR SPHR Exam Preparation classes in Ontario.  She is a senior HR professional and amazing instructor.


Aleyda Santos, MSHR, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

PHR SPHR EXam Prep Instructor

Aleyda teaches the PHR SPHR Exam Preparation classes in Murrieta.  She is a senior HR professional and an awesome instructor.