Stuckey Automotive, the area's leading automotive group in Blair and Centre County, has named Samantha Longenecker as Director of Human Resources. In her new role, Ms. Longenecker will develop, administer, and execute policies as it pertains to recruitment, management, and employee relations. Stuckey Automotive employs 300 full-time professionals among its five dealerships, collision centers, and corporate headquarters.
"When we created this position, we allowed ourselves to take all the time necessary to find just the right person and I'm so glad we did. The moment we first met Samantha, we knew she was the one we could trust with our most valuable asset – our team," commented Matt Stuckey, president of Stuckey Automotive. "We now have a seasoned professional to serve as an employee advocate. We'll look to her expertise to create seamless onboarding and training processes, enhance employee relations, and foster new recruiting methods. To have Samantha on board is a huge win for Stuckey Automotive," added Stuckey.
ColdQuanta, the global quantum ecosystem leader, today announced the appointment of Kathy Crawford to Chief People Officer.
Kathy Crawford is an innovative, strategic leader with a proven record of success in human resources management. She is highly skilled in program design and implementation, team development and corporate relations. Kathy brings direct experience with international and M&A activities ranging from start-up, entrepreneurial environments to large, highly matrixed organizations. Kathy joins ColdQuanta from LightDeck Diagnostics, where she served as Chief People Officer. Prior to that, she served in key human resources leadership roles at LivaNova, Arca Biopharma and Thermo Fisher Scientific.
Dallas-based MYCON General Contractors, Inc. (MYCON) welcomed new human resources director, Ivy Pennington. Pennington will serve as a trusted strategic partner and advisor to MYCON's senior-level executives in change management, organization effectiveness, work environment, culture, and leadership.
"We are thrilled to have Ivy join our team," said Charles R. Myers, president, and CEO of MYCON. "She is an innovative leader who brings extensive experience in talent management and workforce strategic planning to the table. Her leadership will launch us towards our goal – to become the employer of choice in our industry."
Kepro announced today that Dr. Sherrie Artman Crittle has joined the company's Executive leadership team as Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO). In this newly created role, Dr. Crittle will lead the existing team of talented HR professionals and will manage all aspects of human resources functions including employee relations, compensation, benefits, recruiting, clinical credentialing, and HR operational systems.