Human Resources Manager
Kristy Todd directs all aspects of human resources for full- and part-time employees. She developed multiple training topics, including new employee orientation, supervisory skills, sexual and workplace harassment awareness and disability compliance. She assists department chiefs and supervisors with employee relations and evaluations. Todd secured more than $4,000 in grants to help launch the “Health at the Center” wellness program.
Prior to joining the Convention Center in 2009, Todd worked in human resources for IdleAire and assisted supervisors covering 75 locations in five districts across the country and also served as a recruiter to staff 20-plus sites spanning 34 states and 700-plus positions. Todd also gained experience as a staffing manager for Robert Half International and a national recruiter for J&L Marketing, Inc. Todd managed National Amusements Showcase Cinemas in Louisville, Ky., and earned first place nationwide for a “Cats & Dogs” movie promotion.
Todd served as a “Loaned Executive” for the United Way of Greater Knoxville in 2009, 2010 and 2011. She is a member of the society for Human Resource Management and an ambassador of Knoxville through Visit Knoxville.
She was born in Centralia, Ill., but moved to Sevierville, Tenn., when she was 7 years old. Todd earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration in 2000 from East Tennessee State University and obtained her Professional in Human Resources certificate in 2008.