Kelsey Roth to serve as state’s next Chief People Officer, will lead HRMS
5 Nov 2018
BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Doug Burgum announced the hiring of Kelsey Roth as the State of North Dakota’s next Chief People Officer and leader of Human Resource Management Services (HRMS), effective Oct. 30.
Roth has served as director of human resources at Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota since January 2017. She previously worked in human resources management for Amazon.com for more than 10 years.
As chief people officer, Roth will build upon the extensive work accomplished by outgoing CPO Cheri Schoenfish, serving as state government’s top workforce strategist and organizational development leader with a focus on enhancing performance and productivity.
Roth also will lead the HRMS division within the state Office of Management and Budget (OMB), working toward a unified approach to human resources across state government to spur innovation and efficiency when it comes to recruitment, hiring, performance and development.