Oscar Rico-Cazares


Human Resource Representative


  • Bachelor of Arts – Business Administration with a specialization in Human Resource Management, Portland State University


Oscar Rico-Cazares joined Xenium in January 2016 as an HR Assistant and was promoted to the role of HR Representative in November 2016. In his current role, Oscar assists the team with various tasks including Employee Relations, Employee Handbooks, Job Descriptions, HR Audits, Wage Surveys, Employee Satisfaction Surveys, and Performance Management Programs. Oscar also helps answer client hotline calls related to payroll, benefits, workers’ compensation, regulatory compliance and employee relations for designated client accounts.

Oscar graduated from Portland State University with a Bachelors of Arts in Business Administration with a specialization in Human Resource Management. He is continuing to further his education by working towards a Masters of Arts degree in Educational Leadership and Policy within the Post-Secondary Adult and Continuing Education program at Portland State University with a specialization in Teaching Adult Learners.

Oscar is passionate about spreading diversity and had done tons of volunteer work as a peer mentor for young college students. He believes that education is the pathway to a successful career. In his spare time, Oscar enjoys spending time with his friends and family, taking outdoor trips and exploring the Pacific Northwest.