WIDA Assistant Director of Human Resources
Kelly Krahenbuhl is the Assistant Director of Human Resources at WIDA. In this role, she oversees recruiting, onboarding, retention, employee relations, training and development, and the creation and interpretation of policies and procedures. Kelly has been an HR professional for nearly 20 years and has a deep knowledge of human resources policies and best practices as well as a deep understanding of how HR works at the UW. She is committed to incorporating DEI practices into WIDA's HR work and is a transparent leader who provides clear and detailed information to support all staff within WIDA. 2023 marked Kelly's 10 year anniversary at WIDA and her 15 year anniversary at the UW.
Kelly holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from UW-Whitewater and is a proud Warhawk. She also has a certification through the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM) as a Certified Professional. In her free time, Kelly enjoys spending time relaxing and fishing at her cabin with her wife and two dogs, Helga and Sofie. She also loves doing DIY projects, cheering on the Chicago Cubs, and spending time outdoors.
Phone: (608) 263-4776
Office: 1261D Ed Sciences