Director, Human Resources and Administration
Wendy Bernard joined Edwards in October 2014 as a Human Resources Generalist and was promoted to the Director of Human Resources (HR) and Administration in August 2015. Wendy is responsible for leading all strategic initiatives and day-to-day functions for the HR department, in addition to managing Recruitment efforts, Security, and Administrative Support. She has 14+ years of combined professional experience in Human Resources, Recruiting, Sales, and Account Management.
Prior to joining Edwards, she served as the HR Manager for GANTECH, Inc., where she led day-to-day operations of the HR department, including the design, planning, and implementation of various HR programs and policies. She ensured the proper HR support, structure, and culture was in place to successfully grow the organization, which doubled its workforce in less than two years during her tenure. Wendy also successfully transitioned their manual performance evaluation process to an automated performance management system. The transition resulted in a 60% increase in performance feedback – increasing employee morale and company credibility.
Wendy holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from the University of Virginia. She is also a certified SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) and a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR).