Karin Tierney, PHR
VP of HR Consulting Services
Karin Tierney, VP of HR Consulting Services joined Hickok & Boardman HR Intelligence in September of 2017. Karin brings 20+ years of experience in Human Resources as a specialist, generalist and strategic business partner, having worked in higher education, state government, and manufacturing. Most recently, in her role as head of HR at Vermont Smoke & Cure, she served as a member of the executive leadership team with a focus on providing strategic solutions to achieve business objectives through its employees. Through organizational design and workforce planning, Karin helped to implement initiatives to recruit, develop, engage and retain a dynamic team at a time of rapid growth.
Karin leads the H&B HR Consulting practice areas and regularly engages with clients to provide leadership coaching and training, partnering to help leaders grow and develop skills, confidence and resilience to translate into achievement of strategic business results. Karin leads our compensation consulting and HR services practice areas, supporting clients in attracting, engaging, and retaining talent by developing and implementing strategic HR programs and services to gain a competitive edge in the COVID-19 era labor market. Helping organizations to continously improve in all aspects of the employee life cycle, build and communicate their employer brand strategy, and sustain their reputation as an employer of choice.
Karin holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science (BA), a Master’s degree in Public Administration (MPA), and a Master’s degree in Education, Counseling (MEd) from the University of New Hampshire. She is also certified as a Professional of Human Resources (PHR) and a Practitioner of the Predictive Index (PI). Karin and her husband live in the Mad River Valley and enjoy all things outdoors with their dogs.