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Kelsie McClendon

Director of Human Resources

Kelsie joined the OpenWorks team in April 2018 as the Director of Human Resources. His expertise includes organizational strategy and development, human resources and talent management, and performance improvement.

Prior to joining OpenWorks, Kelsie spent 20 years in Human Resources Management Leadership roles with Fortune 500 and high growth companies. In his roles, Kelsie helped enable company growth through effective organizational development and human resources management strategies and interventions.

In addition to his professional experience, Kelsie serves as Chair of the Arizona@Work-Maricopa County Workforce Development Board, as Director of Technology for the Arizona Society for Human Resources Management (AZSHRM), and is a Past President of the Society for Human Resources Management-Greater Phoenix Chapter (SHRM-Greater Phoenix).

Kelsie has a Bachelor’s in Business Management and a Master’s in Educational Technology from Arizona State University, and a Master’s in Labor and Human Resources Management from The Ohio State University. He is a Senior Certified Human Resources Practitioner (SHRM-SCP) though the Society for Human Resources Management and SPHR certified through the Human Resources Certification Institute.