Understanding the uniqueness of every client, she utilizes the appropriate methodology to assess the current climate, develops a plan of attack, and then skillfully harmonizes the processes, policies and technologies that deliver effective talent management strategies. She has extensive experience in Management Consulting, Global Project Leadership, Program Management, Change Management, Strategic Integrated Talent Design, System Implementation, Training, Vendor Relationship Management, Technical Recruiting, and System Development.
Prior to joining Black Box, Kathy was a Principal Consultant at Futurestep Consulting (a division of Korn/Ferry International) and had her own company where she managed global projects, servicing clients like Intuit, Cisco, AlliedSignal/Honeywell, Merck, Edward Jones, Kaiser, US Foods, and CAP. Before that she was the Strategic Staffing Architect at Honeywell where she was recognized for her achievements in selecting, negotiating, implementing, supporting, and optimizing integrated talent management solutions for the global HR community. She also managed multiple staffing organization mergers during her tenure there.
Kathy began her career at Computer Task Group as an IT consultant/analyst supporting clients with full life cycle systems development for diverse industries such as Aerospace, Finance, Manufacturing, and International Services. After the better part of a decade and completing her MBA, she made the jump into the Staffing Arena as a Staffing Manager, leading all recruiting efforts for the branch.
Her rich experience with Talent Management systems stems from her system design of an integrated ATS for a National College Relations organization, and her further co-development and implementation efforts of a premier web-based Hiring Management Solution. Since then, her domain has expanded to the design, assessment, recommendation, negotiation, deployment, testing, training, and optimization of large-scale global integrated human capital solutions. She has proven experience in a wide range of talent genres including Talent Management, Pre-Employment, Onboarding, System Integration, Learning, Career Sites, and OFCCP/Compliance.
Kathy holds a Master’s in Business Administration from Canisius College and a Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Management from SUNY Buffalo State. She is also Six Sigma Green Belt certified, and has completed the Global Leadership Program: Managing Cross-Cultural Relationships at Thunderbird School of Global Management.