Roy brings over 20 years of specialized knowledge and work experience solely in the field of employee recognition. He is the founder of Recognition Management and is a global employee recognition expert, author and speaker. Roy is the longest serving member of Recognition Professionals International’s (RPI) Best Practices Awards judging committee.

Roy is the developer of the Recognition Strategy Model® for facilitating a leader driven recognition philosophy purpose and plan for aligning recognition with organizational business strategy. He co-authored the Recognition Skills Assessment® (RSA), an assessment tool developed to determine behavioral strengths of managers in giving effective recognition to employees and is the instructional developer of the Vistance Learning® management development modules for learning recognition behavioral skills which can be prescribed from the RSA.

Roy also authored Giving the Real Recognition Way and 101 Ways to Give EVERYDAY Real Recognition and is a regular columnist in Incentive Magazine and Training Magazine as well as a popular blog writer.

He is a member of Recognition Professionals International (RPI), Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and WorldatWork.