September 16, 2011 – The Human Capital Institute (HCI) has elected Carl Rhodes Ph.D. as its chief executive officer. Mr. Rhodes has served as HCI's COO since 2009, and brings over 20 years of academic, business and executive experience. He has previously served as CEO of Kairos Networks, in multiple leadership roles at the Corporate Executive Board (CEB), and as a professor of methodology and American politics at the University of Cincinnati. Mr. Rhodes replaces HCI founder Michael Foster, who will remain chairman of the board. Mr. Foster sid: “Carl is the right leader, with the right knowledge and leadership skills to take HCI to the next level. I admire and trust him completely, and am confident he will carry our vision forward and ensure HCI's continued growth and success.” HCI is a strategic talent management network, consisting of over 175,000 members worldwide, and is growing at over 2,000 members per month.