August 13, 2015 – Executive search and professional services firm hrQ has promoted Kathy Rapp to president. Ms. Rapp joined hrQ eight years ago in the role of managing director. She subsequently launched the firm’s Houston office and her role expanded to oversee hrQ’s growth across all of Texas. As president, she will remain based in Houston with operational leadership of all hrQ markets.
Prior to joining hrQ, Ms. Rapp was a human resources executive with increasing leadership responsibilities at RediClinic (SVP human resources), First Data Corporation (VP human resources), NextStage Entertainment (director HR), and Interliant (national director HR). Earlier in her career she held progressive HR positions for Morgan Stanley, The Redstone Companies, and Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts.
“We are incredibly fortunate to have Kathy on our team. Her customer centric approach is always front and center. She has a thorough understanding of the human resource talent space and is the right leader to take hrQ to the next level as we continue to invest in the business,” said Molly McCoy, CEO of hrQ.
hrQ focuses exclusively on the human resources sector, providing HR professionals for short or long term contract assignments and full time hires as well as offering expertise on a variety of human resource consulting projects. The firm has offices in Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Houston and San Francisco.
Contributed by Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor, Hunt Scanlon Media