Ms. Kimberley Puhach is a strategic leader with over 20 years’ experience. She spent the greater part of her career in business and has developed expertise in the areas of management, sales and marketing.
Prior to joining Higgins Executive Search, Ms. Puhach was a strategic advisor for the Manitoba Government on skills training and development, engaging with the private sector, education, labour and community agencies/organizations to support Manitoba’s labour market development. Previously, she worked in the non-profit sector on organizational development specifically relating to Indigenous employment engagement models in various sectors including banking, manufacturing, and healthcare. Before, Ms. Puhach spent fourteen years with one of the world's leading manufacturers and distributors of quality cosmetic and consumer goods, in the areas of sales and marketing management.
Ms. Puhach studied in human resource management at the University of Manitoba, and is certified through the University of Winnipeg in Behavioural Facilitation.
Ms. Puhach is the Co-Chair of an Indigenous community organization, Ka Ni Kanichihk Inc. “Those Who Lead” and is a mentor for young Indigenous woman. She is Past Chair for the National Day of Healing and Reconciliation. She also is an Advisor to Red River College’s International Business Program.
Ms. Puhach is a proud member of the Sandy Bay Ojibway Nation with roots in Peguis First Nation.