Misty Howard, PHR, SHRM-CP, Human Resource Manager for the College of Fine Arts, is an accomplished Human Resource professional with progressive experience in the public and private sectors. Proficient at effectively balancing organizational and employee needs, Misty has an extensive background in Human Resource affairs including experience in full-cycle recruitment and retention, onboarding, employee relations, benefits and wellness, payroll, training, auditing, budgeting, compensation, policy development, legal compliance, safety, procurement, and event planning.
A summa cum laude graduate, Misty holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Resource Leadership from Sullivan University where she received the President’s Award for her academic achievements. She is a member of the National Technical Honor Society, a certified Professional in Human Resources (PHR) through the Human Resource Certification Institute, a Society for Human Resource Management Certified Professional (SHRM-CP), and received Human Resource Certification through the University of Kentucky Business Procedure Certification Series. Misty enjoys volunteering in her community, singing in church choir, gardening, being creative, and cruising the backroads of Kentucky.