The DAVIS Companies has announced that Hilary Gardner will step into the role of Human Resources Manager. Gardner is a 10-year veteran at the firm, and has over 15 years of experience in Staffing. She has held several roles since starting as a Recruiter in 2006, most recent of which as Learning & Development Manager, where she was responsible for new hire orientation, oversight of a mentorship program and the professional development of staff.
“The decision for us was clear,” said Brendon Davis, President of The DAVIS Companies. “Hilary’s dedication to our organization, knowledge and perspective has been an enormous asset for us over the past 10 years. We’re proud to have her on our team and have no doubt she will excel as DAVIS’ HR Manager.”
In her new role, Gardner will oversee a team of four. She will be personally responsible for strategic leadership, employee relations, corporate compliance, risk management, benefits and culture development and preservation.
“I couldn’t be happier or more honored to accept the role of Human Resources Manager for The DAVIS Companies,” said Gardner. “I am looking forward to improving our performance review process, bringing fresh technology to our training programs, hiring new talent, and streamlining our benefits enrollment process. We have a great team of HR professionals here and I’m more than confident we will accomplish our goals together.”
In addition to her stellar career, Gardner is known for her relentless commitment to continuous learning and self-improvement. She holds multiple certifications including being a Predictive Index (PI) Analyst, Certified Staffing Professional (CSP), and Professional in Human Resources (PHR). She holds a Master’s Degree in Human Resources Management from Framingham State University and a second Master’s degree from Curry College, as well as a Bachelor of Arts from College of the Holy Cross.
The DAVIS Companies has been headquartered in Marlborough, MA and servicing the MetroWest and Central Massachusetts Communities for over 30 years. The company has been recognized with accolades from industry associations and regional organizations, including being named among “Best Places to Work”, “Best Staffing Firms to Work for”, “Top Growth Companies in Massachusetts”, and most recently named “5th Largest Temporary Placement Firm” by the Boston Business Journal. The DAVIS Companies also received Inavero’s Best of Staffing® Client Award and Best of Staffing® Talent Award in 2015 & 2016, demonstrating exceptionally high levels of client service and job candidate service within the staffing industry. Fewer than 2% of all staffing agencies in the U.S. and Canada earned the 2015 & 2016 Best of Staffing Award for service excellence.