Colleen Forrester, Talent Manager has over 20 years of progressive Human Resources experience and holds a Master’s Degree in Human Resource Management and the SHRM-CP Certification. Her previous Human Resource experience includes Talent Acquisition Manager for Palm Beach State College, Employment Manager for Miami Dade College, and Store Human Resource Manager for The Home Depot. She has also had the opportunity to work as HR Coordinator for NBC-6 in Miami, Florida.
Throughout her HR Career, recruiting has always been her favorite part of working in HR. She finds tremendous value in placing the right individual with the right opportunity, impacting their lives as well as the organization in a positive manner. Colleen has been responsible for a range of recruiting projects including executive level searches, change management and developing and implementing cost saving recruiting strategies.
Colleen believes in a holistic approach towards human capital. She believes that in order to foster growth and development within our team, we must provide them with the tools they need and the leadership support that is warranted. She is a strong advocate of customer service and believes intrinsically that each person we encounter is a potential customer.
Prior to embarking on her path to a career in Human Resources, Ms. Forrester worked in the music industry and supported a host of reggae artists, touring and exploring the world. She was born on the beautiful island of Jamaica and has four children, two boys and two girls and a beautiful Maltese named Mack. She loves to cook and loves to laugh.