As Head of People, Gretchen will expand creative werks’ policies to create and shape a more unified, strategic HR function that serves as a true partner to the business. Gretchen will focus on managing the company’s vendor relationship with its contract labor provider and creating new compensation and benefits strategies. In this role, Gretchen will report to creative werks CEO Steve Schroeder and will closely partner with the executive team. Prior to joining creative werks, Gretchen served as Senior VP of HR at UPG.
creative werks is a full-serve design, manufacturing and co-pack company that helps branded companies create complex packaging solutions at all phases of the launch cycle. creative werks offers turnkey solutions that are consumer-centric, cost-conscious and environmentally friendly. Headquartered in Elk Grove Village, Illinois, creative werks has two additional locations in the area and is a family-owned business, bringing over 60 years of experience and entrepreneurial energy.