Profile of Kimberly Dogan Pelzar, Principal
Principal Kimberly Pelzar is an experienced HR professional with strengths in both strategy and execution in a wide array of industries. She differentiates herself from other HR professionals in her passion for and understanding of the overall business. In her permanent and consulting roles, Kim has been a true business partner, seeking solutions that are aligned with the companies’ business strategy. Kim has proven experience in creating and transforming the HR function, improving organizational effectiveness and leading teams of generalists and specialists responsible for compensation, benefits, performance management, employee relations and legal issues/compliance.

Kim is skilled at familiarizing herself with a business and building effective relationships with its people quickly and efficiently in order to identify personalized solutions that make sense for the business and its culture. She is approachable and comfortable working with all levels of employees, from front line to senior management.

• University of Notre Dame, M.B.A. Human Resource Management & International Business
• Boston College, B.S. Marketing

Industry Experience
• Healthcare/hospitality, real estate development – Benchmark Assisted Living
• International financial services – Investors Bank & Trust
• International brand communication and marketing – Jack Morton Worldwide (wholly owned subsidiary of Interpublic Group of Companies)
• Media and Entertainment – General Cinema Theaters
• Manufacturing & Distribution Businesses – International Paper, DGS Retail, Inc.
• Recruitment firms – Office Specialists, Ardelle Financial

Professional Memberships
• Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM)
• Human Resources Leadership Forum (New England affiliate of HRPS)
• Former member of the Executive Human Resources Roundtable of the Assisted Living Federation of America
• Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce

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