Bradley Kitchens is the chief human resources officer at NCCI. Her division develops strategies to attract, develop and retain knowledgeable and engaged employees.
Human Resources encompasses all facets of Talent Management such as talent acquisition, employee relations, compensation, benefits, talent development, organization development, performance management, company culture, succession planning, HR systems, recognition, and employee activities.
Ms. Kitchens brings over 25 years of experience in human resources. She joined NCCI after having worked in various industries including financial services, retail, electronics, and manufacturing. During her career at Starbucks, US Bank, and other companies, Ms. Kitchens pioneered initiatives such as offering companywide stock options, developing an international HR strategy, handling mergers and acquisitions, and spearheading diversity programs.
Ms. Kitchens graduated from the University of Washington with a bachelor's degree in Business with an emphasis in Human Resources, and then received a Global MBA from Duke University. She attained her Director Professionalism certification from NACD, Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) from World at Work, and Benchmarks certification from Center for Creative Leadership.
Ms. Kitchens is active in the community and is currently on the board of the Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County. She has also served as Chair of the YMCA of South Palm Beach County Board of Trustees, United Way Campaign Chair, Board member of the Society of Human Resources Management, and President of the Northwest Compensation Forum.