Kurtis Strauel is the Director of Human Resources of Hinkle Contracting. Kurtis has over 21 years of work experience in the human resources field in both public and privately held companies. Prior to joining Hinkle, Kurtis served as the Human Resource Director at Amteck LLC, an electrical and communications design contractor in Lexington. Kurtis also worked as Regional Director for Human Resources at American Water, the largest publicly held water and wastewater utility company. Prior to relocating to Kentucky in 2009, Kurtis served Arizona American Water in various HR positions and worked in HR Compliance for Swift Transportation in Phoenix. He began his HR career with State Farm Insurance after holding positions in Auto Claims and Fraud Prevention.
Kurtis holds a B.S. in Justice Studies from Arizona State University and a M.S. in Exercise and Wellness from Eastern Kentucky University. Kurtis also holds several HR certifications including (PHR) Professional in Human Resources, (SHRM-CP) Society Human Resources Management Certified Professional and the (CCP) Certified Compensation Professional from WorldatWork.