FaithSearch Partners is pleased to announce that Dallas Theological Seminary (DTS) has selected Wes Wada to serve as Human Resources Director.
In his role, Wada will lead talent development services for the Seminary’s entire Human Resources organization and manage day-to-day operations of the Human Resource office, including DTS’ Houston, Washington D.C., and Passion extension sites.
Wada, whose background includes tenures at Kimberly-Clark (Vice President, Compensation, Benefits, & Health Services) and 7-Eleven (Vice President, Compensation, Benefits, & HRIS), is a seasoned HR executive who has also held positions in academia. Most recently, he has been an Adjunct Professor at Cairn University, where he has developed graduate-level courses designed to teach MBA students about the key aspects of HR.
John Williams, Vice President and Consultant for FaithSearch’s Mission Enterprise team, calls Wada “a talented HR executive whose 20+ years of leadership has helped myriad organizations strengthen their teams to operate more effectively and strategically.” Mission Enterprise Division President Greg Barnes adds, “You won’t find a better candidate than Wes. He has a law degree, HR leadership experience at multiple large companies, and he has a seminary degree and is teaching HR at a university. He loves the academic environment and is a fitting choice for the HR Director role.”
Mr. Wada holds a J.D. in Corporate Law from Loyola Marymount University, a Masters of Arts in Biblical Studies from Dallas Theological Seminary, and a Bachelor of Business from the University of Southern California.
Founded in 1924, Dallas Theological Seminary (DTS) was established with the mission “to glorify God by equipping godly servant-leaders for the proclamation of His Word and the building up of the body of Christ worldwide.” Or, more simply, to teach truth, and love well. DTS offers 11 Masters degrees and 3 Doctoral degrees and enrolls 2,400 students representing over 70 Christian denominations. Learn more about the Seminary a www.dts.edu.