Welcome Gwen Brooks – HR Director

The Athens County Board of DD (ACBDD) is excited to announce the hiring of our new Human Resources Director – Gwen Brooks.

Gwen Brooks is a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources with a twenty-year career in HR. She holds a bachelor’s degree in human resource management from Ohio University where she later gained her diverse HR experience. She is committed to fostering a team-oriented, continuous improvement approach to leadership to cultivate a positive, customer service-focused environment. She is a trusted, forward-thinking leader with excellent interpersonal and communication skills and experience in collaborating and building strong relationships with partners.

Gwen is an Athens native, married and has two stepsons. Gwen is actively involved in the Intermediate Circle of the Child Conservation League which hosts an annual formal fundraising event called the Starlight Ball. She and her husband enjoy sailing, golfing and spending time with friends and family.

Gwen said “I love Athens for its eclectic and funky vibe and I am thrilled to work for an organization that contributes to the community in such a caring and compassionate way”. According to the ACBDD Superintendent Kevin Davis “This hire is a home run for the county board. We are thrilled to have someone of Gwen’s caliber join our team to help us address our human resource needs”. Gwen will begin her new role with the ACBDD on August 1, 2016.

Please join the ACBDD in welcoming Gwen to the team.