Press Release: impactHR’s Kelly Mitchell Elected to the Howard County Chamber Board of Directors

May 24, 2017, Columbia, MD – impactHR, LLC, a full-service human resources management and consulting firm, today announced its Principal, Kelly Mitchell, has been elected to serve on the Howard County (MD) Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.

(l-r) Eric Pfoutz, Charles Camp, Leonardo McClarty, Kelly Mitchell, Jeffrey Agnor (not pictured: Barbara Niklas)

Mitchell, who will begin serving three two-year terms, was elected to the Board at the Chamber’s 48th Annual Meeting at Turf Valley, May 18, along with M&T Bank’s Charles Camp; The Mall in Columbia’s Barbara Nicklas and Edward Jones Investments’ Eric Pfoutz. New Directors on the Howard County Chamber Board, which has up to 35 members serving staggered terms, are selected through a nomination process followed by a vote of the full membership.

“I’m tremendously excited and humbled to have this opportunity to serve our Chamber and its dynamic, diverse membership,” says Mitchell. “This position, to be sure, gives me a chance to work directly with fellow Chamber members and leadership to continue the important work of further growing Howard County’s economy and prosperity. I’m especially eager to join in the effort to support and promote the Chamber’s new theme, DARE, or Diversity, Advocacy, Relevance and Engagement.”

Mitchell is a human resources 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 also is an expert in the implementation of best practices in the areas of recruitment/staffing, employee retention, compensation, benefits and employee relations; development and implementation of HR information management systems; creation of effective performance management strategies; and development and facilitation of various organizational development programs. She holds a BS in Psychology from Towson University and a MS in Human Resources Management from Widener University.

impactHR last year 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, earlier this year, also announced its move to new, larger headquarters office space in Columbia, MD to accommodate continued business growth.

During this time, impactHR has received numerous honors and awards, signifying its continued growth and leadership in the HR consulting field. In 2008, impactHR won the Maryland Chamber of Commerce’s “Small Business of the Year” award as well as SmartCEO’s 2009 Brava Award, honoring top female CEOs. impactHR also is a member of the Better Business Bureau with an A+ rating.

About impactHR:
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:

Media Contact:
Ken Berlack
impactHR, LLC