An accomplished HR Director at Childress Klein, Lorrie is responsible for overseeing all aspects of HR to ensure the well-being and success of the company's employees. With a comprehensive background in employee relations, mentorship, compensation, payroll, 401k, leadership development, recruiting, and benefits, Lorrie possesses the expertise and knowledge required to navigate the intricacies of HR successfully.
In her role, Lorrie tackles a diverse range of responsibilities on a daily basis, from recruiting and onboarding new talent to managing benefits renewals and advising managers on competitive pay practices. She adeptly handles complex employee relations and legal issues while also spearheading the development of impactful mentorship and leadership development programs.
Lorrie's unwavering dedication is driven by her commitment to making Childress Klein a better place for its employees. She strives to be a trusted resource for advice and counsel, ensuring fairness in all interactions. Lorrie finds inspiration in collaborating with intelligent, professional, and resilient men and women in the workplace, fostering an environment that empowers individuals to thrive.
With the ever-evolving landscape of HR, Lorrie stays on top of new laws, regulations, and industry trends to maintain a high level of expertise. Recognized as 'Best in HR' by the Charlotte Business Journal in 2022, Lorrie's leadership and emotional intelligence make her an invaluable asset, embodying effective HR leadership.
B.S., Business Administration | University of Vermont
Director of Human Resources, 2019-Present
Habitat for Humanity of the Charlotte Region
Human Resources Director, 2019
Human Resources Director, 2016-2018
Sr. Human Resource Business Partner, 2012-2016
Account Executive, 2002-2012
Senior Human Resources Manager, 2001-2002
Bank of America
Senior Vice President Human Resources, 1990-2001
SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management)
CASHRM (Charlotte SHRM)
McClintock Education Partners
Christ Lutheran Personnel Committee member and advisor
Queen Charlote Chorus
Did you know?
Lorrie was Miss Vermont in the Miss America pageant. Recognizing that 50% of the score was based on talent, she saw an opportunity to potentially win and secure funds for her education.