Director of Human Resources
Kate Koltys is the Human Resources Director at I-Grace. A Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Certified Professional, Katie brings a pragmatic human element to administering policies, procedures, and technology across the business. Through streamlining communication and processes for employees and management, the HR Director’s influence continuously increases company efficiency and transparency. Kate is passionate about developing and implementing balanced solutions that optimize the work environment.
“Learning is the scaffolding on which we climb towards our pursuit for greater understanding of each other and our world.”
Most recently, Kate was the Human Resources and Operations Manager at a solar engineering firm, Bright Power, where she built multiple in-house HR solutions with senior leadership. She streamlined communication and processes within recruitment, company benefits, on/off boarding, building facilities, employee performance management, and leadership training. Prior to the corporate environment, Kate has held multiple positions at colleges and universities across the country where she developed and led ongoing training programs and teams that prepared student leaders for mentorship roles as well as for the professional world. Kate is passionate about designing initiatives that smooth the way for employees and businesses to achieve their goals together, in the most productive and healthy way possible.
Kate holds a Master of Education in Counselor Education, Student Affairs from Clemson University, South Carolina and earned her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Oakland University, Michigan where she grew up.