Ms Katie Kato

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Katie has over 30 years of human resources experience serving in leadership roles primarily within the hospital & healthcare industry. She is presently the President/Chief Human Resources Strategist for The Human Resources Factor, LLC, where she provides HR consulting services and assists small businesses with various HR and employment-related compliance issues. Previously, she was the Senior Vice President-Human Resources/Chief Human Resources Officer for Promise/Success Healthcare (with 19 facilities in 9 states) whose corporate office is located in Boca Raton, FL. She’s also previously worked as Director HR for HCA Palms West Hospital, Regional Director HR for Doctor’s Hospital, Miami Rehab, West Gables/ Larkin Hospitals/etc. (previously with HealthSouth), Senior Home Care, Parkway Regional Medical Center, and other HR roles/positions.

Katie is currently an At-Large Director for HRPBC, and since 1987, has served in a number of other SHRM Board roles with the NCFSHRM, GMSHRM, and Suncoast SHRM Chapters including Secretary, VP Membership, Non-Dues Revenue, College Relations, Programs, Awards and Past-President of the Student Chapter of ASPA (predecessor of SHRM) at the University of Florida. She was also previously the President of the ASTD Chapter (now ATD) in North Central Florida. Katie also received her B.S and M.Ed. from the University of Florida. Katie has her SHRM-SCP, and is lifetime certified as an SPHR by HRCI (and certified since 1989). Katie is a member of ASHHRA, and just recently joined the ASHHRA Learning & Education Committee.