Professional Development Chair
Laura Keppel is the Training and Development Administrator for United Construction. She plays a vital role in the company by keeping a pulse on emerging industry trends to ensure employees receive safety and career development training and certifications to support a rapidly growing national firm. During her time with United Construction, Laura has developed and implemented a competency based process for formal employee reviews, goal setting, cloud-based recruiting, onboarding, and internal career development plans.
Laura has 7+ years of experience in developing and supporting Human Resource functions. Prior to joining United Construction, she worked for Kinross Gold, USA where she collaborated on projects such as gamification in onboarding, relocating employees in end of mine life situations, and organizing the regional crisis management team.
Prior to her role as Professional Development Chair, Laura joined the NNHRA as a member of the Programs Committee in 2017. As Professional Development Chair, Laura is excited to develop quarterly programs to support existing and new businesses in Northern Nevada.
Laura earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis in Human Resources from University of Phoenix. When she’s away from the office, she enjoys spending time with her family and reading books about, you guessed it, professional development. In addition to the NNHRA, Laura also serves on the AGC Education Committee.
Contact Laura at LauraK@unitedconstruction.com