As Litehouse continues to expand its portfolio and presence in the organic category, the company is bolstering its senior leadership team, announcing the appointment of Charmaine Cook to the Vice President of Human Resources role.
“I am honored to join a team that demonstrates integrity, accountability, and dedication in their daily work and lives,” commented Cook. “I am proud to join my fellow employee-owners in a shared mission to grow the perimeter of the grocery store and lead in product innovation, which continues to make Litehouse a world-class place to work.”
Prior to joining Litehouse, Cook served as the Vice President of Human Resources with The Main Celestial Group, where she oversaw HR services and played a key role in supporting the company’s growth during her nearly seven-year tenure. Cook also worked as the Senior Vice President of Human Resources for The Broe Group.
Since 2016, Cook has owned and operated her own HR consulting business in Denver, Colorado. She holds an Education Teaching Credential and has received two national HR certifications. She has been a guest lecturer and adjunct faculty member for colleges and universities in California, Colorado, and New York. Currently, Cook is completing her B.S. in Business Administration with a focus on HR Management and Organizational Leadership and Development from Colorado State University.
“One of our strategic priorities as a 100 percent employee-owned company is to engage, develop, and empower our employee-owners,” stated Jim Frank, President and CEO, in a company press release. "As we position for growth and succession, Charmaine is a leader who embraces our company principles and knows that great companies only thrive with great employees. We are delighted to have her expertise and guidance as we continue to grow.”
Congratulations to Charmaine Cook and the Litehouse team!
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