Holly M. Nowak
MBA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Founder/President/Lead HR Developer
Holly Nowak launched HMN Resources in July 2015, after 20 years in the human resources field and more than a decade leading human resource service delivery and client relations strategies in the WNY region. She has advised hundreds of small business owners, executives and management teams in a range of industries and sectors spanning private, public and nonprofit on HR processes and practices. Her expertise is in designing comprehensive people process and team development solutions that speak to each organization’s need.
An alum of Niagara University, she holds a BA in Psychology and an MBA with a concentration in human resource management. Holly’s certifications include the SPHR, SHRM-SCP, FourSight Creative Thinking Profile and DiSC. A member of national (SHRM) and local HR associations (BNHRA, WNYHRA), she was named a finalist for “HR Professional of the Year” in the BNHRA’s 2010 HR Excellence Awards. Holly is also a founding member of Women on the Rise, member of NAWBO and serves on the Boards of Kenmore Rotary, UB’s CEL Alumni Association, and the Graycliff Conservancy, in addition to organizing Buffalo’s annual DisruptHR event.
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