Kathy M. Alward
Kathy offers Warren Whitney clients a rich blend of experience in human resources management and consulting, recruiting, and strategic project management through her work with large corporations and small companies in the emerging technology sector, banking, insurance, real estate and other industries over the past 25+ years. The common denominator to Kathy’s success working with business owners and corporate executives across industries is that she is truly focused on the bottom line.
Kathy has advised and coached company managers and executives on an array of HR issues that includes full life-cycle recruiting; sourcing and screening candidates for critical internal positions and leading executive recruitments, quick integration strategies for new employees, employee compensation and rewards and employee performance management. Kathy is able to proactively serve clients’ HR needs so they can focus their efforts on increasing profits and growing their business.
Kathy directly assists clients in the following areas:
- Staffing needs assessment
- Defining skills and qualifications
- Recruiting qualified candidates
- Screening applicants
- Checking references
- Coordinating offers
- Conducting management training for interview and selection skills
In addition to recruiting services, Kathy can also help clients develop and implement:
- Policies and procedures
- Performance evaluation programs
- Compensation and benefits programs
- Compliance audits
- Organization design
Prior to joining Warren Whitney, Kathy’s experience has also included running her own real estate and insurance brokerage businesses, so she clearly has a solid understanding of the challenges business owners face, and enjoys using her HR and consulting expertise to offer solutions and strategies that help overcome those challenges.
Education and Professional Associations:
Kathy holds a BA in Labor Studies from The Pennsylvania State University. She retired her license from the Commonwealth of Virginia as a Broker of Insurance (Health, Life & Annuities). Kathy is a licensed Real Estate Broker in the Commonwealth of Virginia.