Kodiak Building Partners promoted Jenny Vasquez to the role of vice president of human resources. In the role, Vasquez will oversee a comprehensive array of human resources functions, including evaluating the people-related business strategy “through a top talent lens,” according to Kodiak. Vasquez’s promotion also includes a role as a member of the Kodiak executive leadership team.

The new VP of human resources will concentrate on talent acquisition, engagement strategies, performance management, learning and development, employee relations, and organizational effectiveness. Kodiak said Vasquez’s strategic vision will further amplify the company’s commitment to building an agile and “adaptable workforce that meets the demand of a rapidly evolving business landscape.”

“Jenny’s promotion to vice president of human resources reflects her unwavering commitment to Kodiak’s values and goals,” Steve Swinney, CEO of Kodiak Building Partners, said in a prepared statement. “Her innovative ideas and ability to align HR strategies with our overall business objectives have been instrumental in propelling Kodiak forward. We are confident that Jenny will continue to shape a thriving and collaborative work environment as she takes on this new role.”

Vasquez joined the company in 2017 as human resources director and Kodiak’s first hire in the HR department. According to Kodiak, Vasquez has led the mergers and acquisitions HR diligence and integrations for all acquisitions since 2017. Vasquez is also accredited for implementing a new payroll system and application tracking system for Kodiak HQ and operating companies across the United States. She was promoted to the role of senior director of human resources at Kodiak in November of 2022.

“I am deeply honored and excited to take on this new challenge as vice president of human resources,” Vasquez said “I am incredibly proud of what we’ve achieved together at Kodiak, and I’m eager to lead our HR initiatives to even greater heights. My focus will remain on fostering a culture of collaboration, innovation, and continuous learning, ensuring that our exceptional teams across the country thrive and grow.”

Highland Ranch, Co.-based Kodiak Building Partners operates over 100 locations across Arizona, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Carolina, Oregon, Texas, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.