First Children Services is very pleased to welcome Michael McFarland as our new director of human resources. Michael brings much HR experience and legal knowledge to the organization. He is responsible for the overall strategic planning, partnerships, and management of the human resources function of First Children. Michael will be based in our Cherry Hill corporate office.
Michael is a former practicing attorney and has over thirteen years of human resources experience serving as a strategic partner for both public and private clients. Michael is committed to changing the historical administrative perception of HR by challenging both internal and external stakeholders to form strategic partnerships that will facilitate achievement of organizational goals and objectives. Michael takes pride in building relationships and creating an atmosphere where all staff feel valued for the work that they perform. His motto is “Every Day is a Day in Paradise” which serves him well during even the most challenging circumstances.
Michael graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Trenton State College and received his Juris Doctor from Rutgers School of Law at Camden.