Kathleen Kidd, Vice President
Kathleen Kidd brings more than 30 years of federal human resources (HR) and human capital (HC) experience to federal human capital transformation. As vice president of business development for Human Capital Solutions, she oversees HR management and outsourcing for Apprio’s government customers.
In her role as program manager, Kidd has provided technical and managerial HR/HC services for comprehensive contracts including the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) contract and Transportation Security Administration (TSA) transition contract. She regularly has managed more than 80 HR professionals serving at a wide variety of federal agencies including U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Architect of the Capitol (AOC), U.S. Department of Education and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). She was a pivotal player in the migration of 14,000 National Disaster Medical System (NDMS) team employees from Health and Human Services (HHS) to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
Kidd’s rich experience in business process re-engineering, shared services development and implementation and systems development and deployment are evident in her Department of Defense (DoD) experience with numerous regionalization and modernization efforts. Her leadership in the migration of the Defense Commissary Agency’s (DeCA) HR services from another defense agency to a consolidated DeCA shared service center produced a seamless transfer of services in which each customer’s requirements were supported while assuring standardization and efficiency of operation for the 17,000 employees serviced. As FEMA’s HR Operations Director, Kidd was instrumental in the consolidation of HR operations and payroll services and served as HR lead for the agency’s reorganization during change of administration.
Kidd is a member of the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM). She earned a master’s degree in counseling psychology from Southern Methodist University, Dallas, and a bachelor’s degree in psychology and sociology from the University of Texas, Arlington.