Kelly Hazlett, Director of Executive Recruiting, Executive Search & Recruiting Services
Kelly has worked as a Human Resources professional for over fifteen years, specializing in identifying and recruiting top talent. She is a motivating leader, coach, mentor and professional. Kelly prides herself on working with integrity and authenticity and values compassion and empathy.
Kelly began her professional career in Florida in 1999, when she was hired as the Recruitment Specialist for AmTrust Bank, a division of New York Community Bank. She successfully identified and acquired top talent during a period of the bank’s aggressive growth. Kelly held a variety of positions during her tenure at AmTrust Bank. Kelly was blessed with the ability to stay home to raise her young sons and left the workforce temporarily to focus on her family. When she returned, she was re-employed by Am Trust Bank in the Human Resources department and held the roles of Human Resources Specialist and Employee Relations Specialist. Kelly was named “HR Employee of the Year” in 2000.
Over the course of many years, Kelly has successfully proven her dedication, passion, and love for the field of Human Resources, namely her love for people. She held the title of Recruitment Specialist at Chrysalis Health in Broward County, Florida. Here, Kelly worked diligently to identify and recruit the best of the best mental health professionals and para-professionals who maintained standard of care services 24 hours a day/365 days per year. Kelly left Chrysalis to obtain a full-time position and accepted the role of Recruitment/Human Resources Specialist at AOD Software, now, Matrix Care. It was here where Kelly was first exposed to the senior living industry and the seed of passion for seniors was planted in her heart. AOD Software/MatrixCare is a software development company specializing in creating and selling EMR software to assisted living, memory care, and CCRC communities. Kelly would later realize the extent of her passion for serving and honoring the lives of seniors…
In 2016, Kelly and her sons moved north to Jensen Beach, FL and she obtained a position closer to her home in Martin County. Kelly’s most recent role was Director of Human Resources and Organizational Development at Watercrest Senior Living Group. Watercrest operates a group of Assisted Living and Memory Care communities across the Southeast. As the Director of Human Resources for 400+ associates, she developed a strategy to attract, acquire and retain top talent, worked to develop a consistent on-boarding program across all communities, partnered with the operations team to embody a culture of high performance and accountability, and successfully led the “Great Place to Work” initiative in Aging Services.
Kelly is blessed with a large extended family, most of whom reside in California. She enjoys traveling west to visit them whenever she is able to do so! In Kelly’s spare time, she enjoys working out daily, going to the beach, reading and spending time with her friends and her children. Kelly holds a degree in Human Resources Management from Florida State University in Tallahassee, FL. She is an active member in the Treasure Coast Human Resources Association and a long-standing member with the national SHRM chapter. Kelly’s strategic and tactical experience in talent acquisition, coaching and developing, training, employee relations, policy development, and communications, will prove integral to her success in the Executive Recruiting Director role at Senior Source Consulting. More importantly, her love and respect for seniors, their care, their well-being and preservation of their dignity will inspire her each and every day to provide the highest quality of work while making a positive difference in the lives of many!
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