Wightman Hires Engel as Director of Human Resources

With more than 29 years of progressive human resources support and leadership, Engel most recently served as the Director of Human Resources at Kalsec, a legacy firm located in Kalamazoo that services the food and beverage markets. In her role at Wightman, Engel will focus on attracting and retaining staff at the firm's eight locations in Michigan and Indiana.

Engel earned a Bachelor of Arts in Marketing from Western Michigan University, a Certificate in Leading Human Resources Strategy and Innovation from Michigan State University, and a Master of Business Administration degree from Western Michigan University. She also holds a Diversity First certification from the National Diversity Council.

“Amy’s people-centric approach and strengths in change management made her our clear choice,” said Wightman President Matt Davis. She understands employee engagement and career development are priorities over risk avoidance and process. A perfect partner to our directors and managers, Amy will assist Wightman to build our teams and serve our clients.”

Engel will be responsible for strategically leading, planning, and developing all aspects of Human Resources at Wightman and aligning those initiatives and resources with the firm’s overall business strategy. 

I am thrilled to bring my experience to the Wightman team and continue to drive its amazing culture,” Engel said. “Supporting and attracting great talent in a people-focused organization gives me joy; values that Wightman has demonstrated from day one. I look forward to being a part of this organization’s growth and exciting future.”

For more information on Amy, visit https://gowightman.com/staff/amy-engel