Ken McCollum, Director of HR
Ken has more than 40 years of management and executive leadership experience in human resources for non-profit and public sector health, welfare and government organizations. Ken previously was Vice President, Human Resources for NorthBay Healthcare, an independent, not-for–profit acute care hospital system based in Fairfield, California. During his tenure at NorthBay, Ken initiated and led numerous very successful corporate culture transformation, workforce improvement and employee engagement efforts which led to regional and national recognition of NorthBay as a great place to work.
Ken is passionate about leadership and talent development and is a strong proponent of positive employee relations. He enjoys helping companies develop and sustain highly engaged, vibrant, and highly productive workforces.
Ken holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of California, Riverside, and attended graduate school in Public Administration at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California.
He is currently a member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the Sacramento
Area Human Resources Association (SAHRA) and has served on the Boards of Directors and held executive leadership positions in numerous other professional and community groups over the course of his career. He has been very engaged over the years in human resources professional development program and activities. He served two terms as President of the Bay-area based NCHRA, the largest HR professional association in Northern California.
Ken resides in Fair Oaks, California with his wife, Justine a retired hospice and home health nurse. Ken and Justine have one son, a practicing psychiatrist in New Jersey. He and his wife enjoy ocean and river cruises, and vacations in Hawaii. Ken likes to do century rides on his road bike. He also enjoys running and hiking in the summertime and snowboarding in the winter.