Philip S. Deming, CPP, CFE, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

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Biographical Profile

Mr. Deming has vast years of experience in consulting on human resources, security and risk management. He has served as the senior human resource leader in a range of organizations. He has designed the restructuring concepts for organizational improvement and implemented these recommendations. He has developed human resource policies and procedures; organizational development programs; talent recruiting; and management programs. Mr. Deming has conducted organizational investigations; provided corporate training programs; conducted employee climate surveys; performed terminations of “high risk” employees; and designed functional security programs for clients worldwide. He has served as an expert witness on human resource practices and premises security claims.

Areas of Expertise

Mr. Deming's areas of expertise include human resources and security practices in the workplace. With regard to the human resource practice, he has an emphasis on negligent hiring; negligent retention; internal investigations (i.e., defalcation, fraud, sexual harassment, discrimination, workplace violence); wrongful terminations; and organizational policy and procedure development. In terms of the security practices, he has an emphasis on risk assessment; premises liability; adequacy of state of security; security processes; and training.


Masters of Human Organizational Science, Villanova University, Villanova, PA

Masters of Human Resource Development, Villanova University, Villanova, PA

Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice with Honors, Northeastern University, Boston, MA


Proving Security’s Value
Security Management, September 2012, p. 148

A Systemic Process for Creating Business Watch Programs in Private Organizations
The Police Chief (January 2010)

Premises Security Liability: From a Workplace Violence Perspective
SHRM® Information Center – White Paper – July 2004

Crisis Management Planning: A Human Resource Challenge
SHRM® Information Center – White Paper – April 2002

Safeguarding HR Records
SHRM® Information Center – White Paper – March 2002

Sample Policy – Human Resource Policy on Investigating Workplace Conduct
SHRM® Information Center - Policies - February 2002

Workplace Prevention Violence Programs: From an Organizational Development Approach
SHRM® Information Center - White Paper - July 2001 and March 2006

Workplace Violence: Trends and Strategic Tools for Mitigating Risk
SHRM® Information Center - White Paper - October 2000 and March 2006


Mr. Deming's services include: professional human resource consulting on acquisition and merger of organizations; serving as an interim human resource leader; developing human resource policies and procedures; consulting on organizational staffing and talent management; designing workplace violence prevention programs; assessing security risk and mitigation program design; conducting workplace investigations; providing corporate training programs; and offering expert testimony.