Mitchell, who has led impactHR with an A+ BBB Accreditation, elected to serve following a unanimous vote of the current Board
October 14, 2019, Columbia, MD – impactHR, LLC, a full-service human resources management and consulting firm, today announced its Founder and Principal, Kelly Mitchell, has been elected to serve on The Better Business Bureau (BBB) of Greater Maryland’s Board of Directors.
Mitchell, who also serves on the Howard County (MD) Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, has led the A+ rated-impactHR’s longtime accreditation with the BBB of Greater Maryland. Mitchell’s Board membership was approved by a unanimous vote of BBB’s Board late last month. The vote came after her application and two in-depth interviews by BBB’s nominating committee.
The BBB of Greater MD, a non-profit organization, is governed by a voluntary Board of Directors comprised of representatives from Accredited Businesses in good standing with BBB.
BBB Board members are in full compliance with and have made a contractual commitment to BBB’s Code of Business Practices. Board members serve one three-year term and are eligible to renew for a second term.
“I’m very grateful to have this opportunity to serve the BBB of Greater Maryland and its dynamic community of member companies and organizations,” says Mitchell. “Since I founded and continue to grow impactHR, I’ve always abided by the BBB’s core mission of fostering an ethical marketplace where companies, organizations and their customers trust each other. I very much look forward to working with my Board colleagues and the BBB membership in continuing the effort to advance marketplace integrity and trust.”
Mitchell’s’ leadership in business and in her community has earned her numerous honors and awards, including being named one of “Maryland’s Top 100 Women” in 2019 by The Daily Record. She also received a “2018 Mid-Atlantic Women’s Leadership Award” winner by CEO Report and a 2017 “Top 100 MBE Winner” by the Capital Region Minority Supplier Development Council.
In addition, The Alternative Board awarded her a “Most Valuable Member” honor in 2010 and “Most Accomplished Member” in 2011. Kelly also was awarded the distinguished Brava Award from SmartCEO in 2009, honoring the top female CEOs in the Baltimore-Washington, DC region.
In 2008, impactHR, under Mitchell’s leadership, won the Maryland Chamber of Commerce’s “Small Business of the Year” award. Through her business acumen and stewardship, she also has led impactHR’s membership with the Better Business Bureau of Greater Maryland with an A+ rating.
Mitchell is an HR professional with more than 25 years of experience, providing expertise and services to an array of organizations. Her certified skills and experience include assessment of the HR infrastructure and the establishment or enhancement of the HR function. Mitchell holds a BS in Psychology from Towson University and a MS in Human Resources Management from Widener University. In 2016, impactHR celebrated its tenth year in business, providing strategic HR solutions to companies and organizations in the Baltimore-Washington corridor and the mid-Atlantic region.
impactHR, LLC, founded in 2006, is a woman-owned business that provides human resources and business solutions for companies and organizations across industry sectors to maximize the performance of their people, HR processes and technology. impactHR’s mission is to partner with its clients to improve their business performance through effective management of their HR function. For more information about impactHR, visit: www.impacthrllc.com