Trish Herman

HR Advisor

San Francisco SBDC

About Me:

A seasoned professional working in the hospitality, food manufacturing and human resource disciplines. She has extensive experience in the areas of human resources in restaurants, hotels, food manufacturing and agriculture. She has domestic and international experience working on projects in France, Italy and Canada. She also has owned and operated restaurants and is skilled in the planning, permitting, menu development and restaurant operations. She was also a labor negotiator for the hotels in San Francisco and New York for fifteen years.

She has been helping small and medium sized businesses develop strategic plans as well as all elements of the employer/employee relationships and the necessary elements of meeting local, state and federal compliance matters.

She was awarded the California Legislative Award for Lifetime Achievement working with small businesses.  She is also President of the Advisory Board for City College of San Francisco Culinary and Hospitality Studies Program, Advisory Board member for CPAB, as well as a Board member of North Beach Neighbors.

Expertise: Hospitality HR