human resources consultant

Karyn Harwood

Karyn Harwood has worked in human resources since 1988. She has helped a wide variety of organizations implement small and large-scale human resources initiatives requiring the development and execution of project plans and management of client relations. Karyn’s background includes human resources roles in a broad cross-section of industries including financial services, consumer products, construction, consulting and not-for-profit.

As a human resources consultant at Aon Hewitt, she managed competitive compensation reviews and developed compensation strategy and plans for Fortune 500 clients. Prior to Aon Hewitt, Karyn worked at Colgate-Palmolive where she led a cross-functional task force that was responsible for developing total compensation strategy and guidelines for the production workforce in U.S. based manufacturing facilities. While at Colgate, she worked closely with senior management to determine the best compensation programs to attract, engage and retain high performing employees. Karyn has also held human resources roles at Prudential Securities and KPMG Peat Marwick.

Karyn received her B.S. in Business Administration from Alfred University and is a Certified Compensation Professional (CCP). She currently serves on the board of the Adam Wysota Foundation as an advisor on human resources-related issues. Karyn is a member of the Society of Human Resources Management.