Teresa Huerta Larkin is the President/CEO of California Employer Resources, LLC, (“CERL”) and has over 30 years’ experience in business process, employer litigation support, and human resource management. CERL provides as-needed employer support in multiple disciplines including: human resource, payroll practice and benefits management, employment law compliance (including OSHA and COVID), DOL self-audits, employer preparation for reductions in force, mergers and acquisitions; e-discovery preparation, and litigation support to employers and law firms representing employers. Her team also includes Accounting Consulting and Financial Management from professional fractional CFO, software integration services, and custom programming in a variety of languages including C++, Java, and more.
Ms. Larkin is a member of the American Society for Industrial Security (“ASIS”), a member of the California Association of Licensed Agencies, Guards & Associates (“CALSAGA”), a member of the International Association for Healthcare Security & Safety (“IAHSS”), the Drug and Alcohol Testing Industry Association (“DATIA”) and the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (“NAPBS”). She has an extensive background as a “C” level executive in the general contracting and private security industries; she previously served as a lead business developer on competitive bid projects for and owned her own WBE general contracting firm.
In support of public service, Ms. Larkin completed P.O.S.T. 832 standards in training and served as a reserve police officer for the Scotts Valley, California, Police Department. A licensed private pilot, Ms. Larkin was tasked to fly evidence to the California Department of Justice, among other assignments. She commuted by single-engine aircraft as a pilot, between construction developments throughout California and Nevada in conjunction with her contracting work.
Ms. Larkin holds a Bachelor of Science in Law; an Executive Juris Doctor; and, a Master of Laws in the legal specialty of International Taxation and Finance Centers. She holds a Certificate of Expertise in Anti-Money Laundering & Compliance from Thomas Jefferson School of Law, San Diego, California; an International Certification in Anti-Money Laundering Awareness (“AMLA”) from the International Compliance Association, West Midlands, United Kingdom; is a Certified Asset Protection Analyst ™ (“CAPA”) and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Financial Management (“AAFM”). Ms. Larkin also conducts background and witness investigations focusing on workplace violence, harassment, discrimination, workers’ compensation fraud, wage-hour compliance, and other employment law issues related to management. She is a certified Lexis/Nexis Master researcher and holds legal research certificates in trademark, patent, international, employment, bankruptcy, and tax law from Westlaw.