john koester

Human Resources leader with strategic and hands on experience in all areas of HR for single and multi-site operations across multiple industries including professional services, high tech, and nonprofit sectors. Experience operating globally in a subsidiary of a public, Korean-based parent company. Significant experience in small to mid-size companies building and aligning the HR function with the strategic goals of the business. Able to forge strong relationships across all levels of the organization, from hourly staff to CEO. Experience supervising both HR and non-HR professionals. Sound business judgment, able to make decisions in alignment with strategic goals and the bottom line. Specialties Generalist with extensive experience in recruiting, employee relations and overall management.