Carmen Kernek, Vice President of Human Resources:
Carmen Kernek joined AMS Fulfillment in October of 2017 as Director of Human Resources. During this time she learned about AMS and the B Corporation culture, which was different than other organizations. Additionally, she improved efficiencies within Human Resources to include updating the Employee Handbook, and improving and increasing Paycom usage not only as a database, but as a communication tool for all employees.
Carmen was promoted to Vice President of Human Resources in February of 2021. Her responsibilities include overseeing and managing the HR Departments within all locations, West and East Coast.
Carmen possesses a bachelor’s degree in Business Management and Administration and has over 30 years of human resources and organizational development experience in a variety of different industries, including: fulfillment, retail, aerospace, manufacturing and services. Carmen’s expertise includes training, organizational development, talent management, leadership and management coaching, as well as creating and implementing policy and procedures.
As AMS’ function leader for Human Resources on both coasts, Carmen is passionate about helping the company make the most of their resources and talents, as well as helping individuals reach their potential through growth, education and coaching.
In her personal time Carmen enjoys being a mom to three adult children and two fur babies. She enjoys music, dancing and living life, along with all the adventures that life provides.
With regard to her new responsibilities, Carmen said, “This is such a great opportunity and I am grateful for the confidence in my abilities and am sincerely honored to serve in this capacity. My goal in this capacity is to utilize best practices to lead the team through our new HR adventures all while continuing positive harmony between the organization and creating and promoting unity and efficiencies.”
AMS CFO, Tony Shepherd, had this to say about Carmen: “I am delighted to work directly now with Carmen as she officially leads the Human Resources function nationally for AMS. Her invaluable expertise, experience and leadership will help ensure that AMS continues becoming “As One” as she drives forward the integration of all HR practices, policies, and procedures across the West and East operations.”