Exton Region Chamber of Commerce

RKL Welcomes James Simers as Talent Development Manager

October 26, 2021
Written by: ercc-marketing

LANCASTER, PA (October 25, 2021) – RKL LLP today introduced James L. Simers as the firm’s new Talent Development Manager within its Human Resources Department.  

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In this role, Simers leads RKL’s talent development function and strategy and supports the firm’s strategic objectives through the growth and development of its team members. His responsibilities include managing RKL’s learning management system, supporting activities related to achieving and maintaining designations, onboarding new team members and overseeing ongoing professional and leadership development opportunities. Simers specializes in developing onboarding programs, designing and implementing training for HR technology system rollouts and delivering leadership development and executive coaching curriculum.

Simers brings a diverse range of professional experience to his new role at RKL, including six years as an elementary school teacher; four years running a landscape design business; six years as a training specialist; and five years as a learning and development manager.

Simers holds a B.S. in Psychology from Sacred Heart University, an M.A. in Educational Technology from Fairfield University and a Graduate Certificate in Workplace eLearning & Performance Support from Boise State University. He is a member of the Association for Talent Development and the eLearning Guide. Simers resides in New Holland, PA.


RKL LLP is a leading advisory firm with offices located in Pennsylvania and beyond. We tap into a wide range of services – tax, accounting, data analytics, operations, human capital management, technology, wealth management and more – to deliver solutions that help organizations and their leaders navigate everyday complexities and get to the next level, however they define it. Fueled by the talent and dedication of more than 500 professionals, we’re consistently ranked among the top firms in the nation and among Pennsylvania’s “Best Places to Work.” Learn more at rklcpa.com.


Elizabeth Foose

Communications Manager

Phone: (717) 439-9576


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