Jeff Serocke is the Area Director of Human Resources, Western Region, for Marriott International, Marriott Vacation Club International and The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, LLC. Jeff has been with Marriott International for over 27 years, the last 18 in Human Resources. Jeff has been a member of the Workforce Investment Board for over 9 years, and before being appointed chair in 2008 served on a number of sub-committees. Jeff is also an Advisory Board Member of the Hospitality Program at St. Louis Community College at Forest Park, and a member of the Society for Human Resource Management. Jeff earned his Professional in Human Resource Certification in May 2000 and received the 2009 Human Resources Professional of the Year award from the St. Louis Area Hotel Association (SLAHA) in February 2010.