Anthony Gargiulo Jr.

Chicago, Illinois, United States

Professor, Adjunct, Human Resources, Vice President, Human Resources Consultant, Career Advisor

HRUnbound LLC

BA History, 1984 | Masters Industrial Relations, 1987 | Rome Center, 1982-83 and 1984-85, JFRC | Human Resources


Human Resources Executive with successful experience in small, mid-size and large public, private and family-owned companies in both non-union and union environments.

Effective partner at the executive leadership level with a proven ability to strategically apply human resources solutions to support and contribute to the success of a business. Knowledgeable generalist with experience in all areas of human resources.

Specialties: Culture change; core values and vision development; creating HR function and connecting to business strategy; Performance, Talent and Change Management; Recruiting; Employee Relations; HR Policy Development; HR support of IT groups; International HR management, including Expatriate Compensation; Coach, facilitator and informal mediator


WORLD’S FINEST CHOCOLATE, INC. Chicago, Illinois August 2013 – February 2019
Vice President, Human Resources

HRUnbound, LLC Oak Park, Illinois 2012 – 2013; 2019 - current
Founder and Principal (human resources consulting firm)

THE PAMPERED CHEF, Addison, Illinois 2008 – 2011
Vice President, Human Resources

THE STRIVE GROUP, Chicago, Illinois 2005 -2008
Vice President, Human Resources

USF Corporation, Chicago, Illinois 2001 - 2005
Director, Human Resources (2002 - 2005)

Vice President, USF Worldwide, Itasca, Illinois (2001 - 2002)

ANIXTER INTERNATIONAL, Glenview, Illinois 1995 - 2001
Director, HR-Latin America; Manager HR

LEO BURNETT COMPANY, Chicago, Illinois 1990 - 1995
Manager, Global Compensation & Benefits

SANTA FE RAILWAY COMPANY, Chicago, Illinois 1988 - 1990
Labor Relations Assistant

AMERICAN RED CROSS, Chicago, Illinois 1987 - 1988
Employment Coordinator

LOYOLA UNIVERSITY, Rome, Italy 1984 - 1985
Hall Director


Interests: Music, Reading, Biking, Golf, Cooking, Volunteering