About Humans As A Resource, LLC
Cathy Wilkins, SHRM-SCP, SPHR
Cathy’s unique background brings more than 15 years of HR experience encompassing: strategies to incorporate business & business goals, risk mitigation, help define HR policy/procedures, managing performance, establishing compensation structures, leading employee relations, talent management, employee relations, succession planning, benefits creation, and negotiation. Cathy is well-versed in M&A environments and can spearhead change management. She acts with integrity and has the drive to do the right thing, this is based on her strong belief that treating humans with grace and kindness matters.
Cathy is a Human Resources Professional who believes that HR’s role is to help businesses create a person-first strategy that embodies solutions to retain and engage employees. Cathy’s main goal is to help businesses with their biggest assets, employees, who work with you and for you. To help businesses with their people strategy to protect and impact the bottom line. Cathy believes that companies can have happy, engaged, and productive employees, who are surrounded by progressive HR practices that spawn a corporate culture that drives the business outcomes.
Cathy started her career 20 years ago in accounting and customer service, she moved into a leadership role in operations for a small medical manufacturing firm where she lead a team of 25 employees who executed a 24-hour turnaround, while also managing the P& L and bringing the organization into profitability. After this, Cathy moved back to her accounting roots processing payroll for an international automation company, which lead her into the HR world. With a finesse for numbers, she briefly worked as a project accountant and controller. The controller position leads to her return to human resources, and she found her true calling. Cathy became a certified HR professional and currently holds certification from HRCI, SPHR, and SHRM-SCP.
Cathy’s experience with HR analytics allows her to help put KPIs and numbers to the impact people have on your bottom line. The foundation of her career in accounting and controllership brings knowledge of how to read a P&L, Balance sheets, and an understanding of EBITA. She knows at the end of the day, cash is what drives a business.
Cathy’s communication style is direct and kind. She believes what and how something is said matters. She is a collaborative servant leader who believes in accountability and transparency.