MYR Group Retains Hanold Associates in Search for Vice President and Head of HR

MYR Group

MYR Group retains Hanold Associates for their Vice President and Head of HR search based in Denver. Sonia Nagra and Sandra Peña are leading the search.

MYR Group is a national electrical contractor providing large scale electrical construction services throughout the US and Canada, operating primarily as a subcontractor to large general contractors. Founded in 1891 as The L.E. Myers Co., MYR Group, now comprised of more than 10 companies, has become one of the largest holding companies for contractors of its type. The company supports more than 60 locations and is powered by more than 6,500 employees.

Reporting to the CEO of MYR Group, Rick Swartz, the Vice President and Head of HR will be responsible for providing leadership in developing and executing the company’s Human Resources strategy in support of the overall business plan and strategic direction. This leader will coach and develop the Human Resources team to continuously improve capabilities, foster best practices and deliver optimal results for the operations and SG&A groups that align with the business. They will be a key contributor to Executive Management, the Disclosure and Administrative Committees, an active advisor to the Compensation Committee and will be responsible for contributing to culture improvements, organizational effectiveness, policy alignment, industry leading benefits and ongoing procedures to best support the business and its growth strategy.

Hanold Associates is a retained executive search firm focused on HR and Diversity & Inclusion Officers. Our client list is diverse across industries, geographies and business scenarios, and culture is at the core of everything we do. Our clients include the National Football League, Domino’s Pizza, Under Armour, Patagonia, Gucci, Kohler, REI, Live Nation Entertainment, Kellogg, Apollo, Blackstone, TPG, L Catterton, Northwestern University, Electronic Arts, Fiat-Chrysler, Kohler, SC Johnson, eBay, Great Place To Work, Fossil, Vail Resorts, Edward Jones, AbbVie, Carnival Corp., Google, Biogen, Allstate, Bridgestone, Wikimedia, CNA Insurance, Cummins, Tyson, ClubCorp, CDW, Nike, and Ford Motor Company, among others.