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Kim Nash

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As a passionate human resource professional, Kim Nash has spent more than 30 years as a trailblazer to advance the profession and mentor human resource professionals along their growth and development journey. After several years of working for organizations as their first HR leader, Kim transitioned into a consulting role.  She has partnered with hundreds of organizations in a variety of industries, for profit and not for profit, to mentor their human resource professionals and to assist in strengthening the human resource function of the organization.

In 2017, Kim founded her company, THriv, LLC to mentor, coach, teach, and train human resource professionals and leaders for success. She partners with organizations to provide a variety of business consulting, training & development, compliance management, and other human resource related services. In the spring of 2023, Kim’s first book was published, Burn the Plow, her story of her career journey and the lessons learned along the way.  Her Vlog, Fill My Cup designed to renew and inspire leaders, launched in August 2023.

Kim has had the opportunity to speak on leadership and human resource-related topics at a variety of events locally and nationally, including the 2019 & 2022 National SHRM Conferences.

Kim has spent more than 20 years teaching the SHRM HR Essentials, the SHRM Learning System, and other human resource-related courses to mentor and encourage human resource professionals to grow in their professional development and pass the certification exam! Kim teaches through a variety of universities and SHRM Partners, is a member of the SHRM Instructional Team, and delivers training at SHRM Headquarters in Alexandria, VA.

Kim holds the SHRM-SCP certification through the Society of Human Resource Management, the SPHR certification through the HR Certification Institute, the Compensation Management Specialist designation from the International Foundation of Employee Benefits, and has completed the John C. Maxwell Certification Program to teach, coach, train, and speak.

Kim is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management and a Past President of the Human Resource Professionals of Central PA.  She is a graduate of York College of PA with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Business Education and holds an MBA/Human Resource Management from the University of Phoenix.