Blog / New Lead Team Member, Ciara Huntemann!

Ciara Huntemann is the Associate Vice President of Human Resources at Shepherds College. She received her MBA with a concentration in Human Resources from Ottawa University in 2012 and a BA in Psychology from UW-Milwaukee in 2008. Ciara has spent the last ten years of her professional career working in Human Resources, including the last five years at Shepherds College. She is passionate about supporting employees through effective communication, relationship building, and creative problem-solving in a way that inspires truth and honors God. Ciara possesses an optimistic approach and a positive attitude, both personally and professionally – her enthusiasm and excitement can be contagious and she thoroughly enjoys connecting with those around her. She is married with two children, ages 5 and 2, and thoroughly enjoys spending time with her family. Her interests and hobbies include gardening, running, hunting, fishing, and Board & Brush workshops. Due to her love for the outdoors, she spends a lot of her free time outside with her kids – going for walks, playing in the yard, teaching them sports (basketball, baseball, football, soccer), working in her garden, watering her flowers. She also really enjoys family trips to the Dells where they spend most of their time at waterparks and other fund outdoor attractions.