Kelly Forester brings over 22 years of Human Resources experience to Paris Corporation and currently serves as the Human Resources Manager. Before joining the Paris team, Kelly managed the HR department for Bimbo Bakeries, a manufacturer of bread and sweet baked goods. She also held specialist and management roles within Burlington Stores and Orleans Homebuilders.
As Human Resources Manager, Kelly oversees the Paris HR team which includes providing direct support to managers and employees about performance management, benefits, safety, recruiting and hiring processes, employee relations, training and succession planning and employee development.
Her areas of expertise include HR Administration, Best Practices & Compliance, HRIS implementation, Recruitment & Hiring, Onboarding, Benefits Administration, Employee Communications, Talent & Career Development, Management & Employee Training, Performance Management and Rewards & Recognition Plan Development.
Kelly holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business & Economics from Lehigh University and a Master of Human Resources from Holy Family University. She is also certified as a Professional in Human Resources by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and is an active member of the organization on the national and local level.
Kelly Forester believes the role of HR is a key component in the growth and success of any business. Hiring the right people and developing the right talent has a huge impact on the bottom line. That’s why at Paris- we hire individuals who take pride in the quality of their work and service.