Cathy Fyock, CSP, SPHR, is an Employment Strategist-a leader in transforming the workplace. For over 20
years she has combined her knowledge of work force issues and her talents as a speaker, consultant and
author to inspire business leaders to attract and engage top talent, create cultures of accountability,
and improve productivity in an aging and changing workplace.
Cathy has joined forces with Kushner & Company as their Senior HR/Business Advisor. In this role she helps organizations transform their workplaces through a continuum of HR and business services.
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Cathy has a diverse client list, made up of organizations that have needed Cathy's expertise on issues as varied as talent acquisition, aging workforce initiatives, culture transformation, executive coaching, strategic planning, and organizational development. Clients include AARP, SHRM, Bridgestone/Firestone, Rite Aid, and Los Alamos Laboratories.
A dynamic speaker and seminar leader, Cathy has provided over 200 national seminars for the Society for Human Resource Management, including presentations at more than 20 annual conferences. As a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP), Cathy has demonstrated her dedication to excellence in speaking.
A noted lecturer and seminar leader, Cathy is an active member of the Society for Human Resource Management. She currently serves as Chair for KYSHRM, has served as Chair of the national committee for training and development, as Chair of the board of directors for the Human Resource Certification Institute, and as Chair of the Consultant's Forum board of directors. She has her undergraduate degree from Western Kentucky University, and a master's degree in Personnel Management from the University of Louisville, where she has taught personnel management. The Louisville SHRM chapter honored her with their first annual Award for Professional Excellence.
Cathy has authored numerous articles and is a featured columnist for trade publications. She is the author of The Truth About Hiring The Best; Hiring Source Book: A Collection of Practical Samples; America's Work Force is Coming of Age: What Every Business Needs to Know to Recruit, Train, Manage, and Retain an Aging Work Force; Get The Best: How to Recruit the People You Want; The Managing Diversity Series modular training programs; and UnRetirement: A Career Guide for the Retired...the Soon-to-Be-Retired...the Never-Want-to-Be-Retired.
In her spare time, Cathy loves to sing! She has sung professionally with the Kentucky Opera Company, and in a one-woman show titled, "Dream It! Achieve It!" and in a comedic presentation, "Aging Sucks!" She frequently opens the Best Places to Work in KY Awards banquet with "My Old Kentucky Home," and solos with her church choir.
She was instrumental in the development of the Job Transition Ministry at her church, and in founding the Interfaith Job Transition Ministry in Louisville. In 2010 she was named as one of Louisville's Connectors. She loves to travel with Jim, her husband of over 35 years.