Kirsten is the Director of HR & Administration. She is a skilled human resources professional with 28 years of experience in Human Resource management, including recruiting, resource management systems, competency and capability frameworks and development, staff productivity and utilization, personnel assessment processes and programs, compensation, staff career development and counseling, performance management, retention and attrition strategy and goal setting, as well as handling terminations and reductions in force (RIFs). Kirsten is also knowledgeable in benefits planning and administration, and has experience with public relations, communications, and event planning.
At the Strategy Management Group, Kirsten is a member of the Executive Leadership team with responsibilities for forecasting business needs and performance planning, analysis, and execution. She is responsible for the employee policies and procedures, diversity, inclusion and ethics, annual assessment process, and all aspects of employee relations and compensation planning. She acts as an advisor to the Leadership Team on strategic HR issues, including: employee relation issues, training, goal setting, and career development. Kirsten also manages the company’s domestic and international conference planning; she has organized and managed events in the US, as well as in several Middle East countries.
Kirsten’s career has spanned multiple industries, including technology, government, non-profits, and financial institutions. She has worked for Deloitte Consulting, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Coopers & Lybrand, Freddie Mac, and General Dynamics.
Kirsten is a certified Balanced Scorecard Professional (BSP) and holds a BS degree in Communications and Public Relations from James Madison University; she has won several Service Awards during her career.