A Rutgers University graduate and veteran human resources professional, Steven Darien currently oversees operations at the Cabot Advisory Group, LLC, functioning as the firm’s CEO and chairman. Further, Steven Darien retains membership to the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the largest human resources society in the world.
Beyond representing its 285,000 members, the SHRM operates the SHRM Foundation, a charitable arm through which it sponsors the Advisor of the Year Award. To attain eligibility for the award, which recognizes outstanding contributions to the human resources profession, members must have served an SHRM student chapter for an appropriate length of time while making considerable efforts to develop student leaders. Further, contributions to innovative projects and involvement in other SHRM activities is taken into account.
The winner receives a $1,000 cash prize and a commemorative plaque, in addition to a free invitation to the SHRM’s Annual Conference & Exposition, with up to $1,000 to cover the costs of any travel related to attending the event.