Berthan “Birdie” DeNero, SPHR has over 22 years of Human Resources experience working in both the public and private sector such as Intel, and HealthSouth. She worked as the Human Resources Director for Gila County for five and half years and has been a member of the Society of Human Resources Management Association for over 15 years. She has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, concentration in Human Resources, a Master’s degree in Arts in Organizational Management, and a Master’s degree in Human and Organizational Development. Ms. DeNero relocated from Albuquerque, New Mexico to Queen Creek, Arizona in 2004. She enjoys volunteering for Relay for Life as the Entertainment Director. She is married to Pat DeNero, and has two sons Patrick M. DeNero, and Parker Maximus DeNero. Ms. DeNero is serving as Pinal County Human Resources Director as of March 25, 2013.