Pacific Ridge Builders, Inc

Vice President of People

Nicole Kleder

Nicole Kleder

Vice President of People

Nicole has been an integral part of Pacific Ridge Builders since its inception. In her current role as Vice President of People, Nicole leads the development of our fast-growing team and works to continually improve our recruiting, retention, employee growth and more. She has transformed the function, culture, and impact of People Operations to support the business goals and strategies of Pacific Ridge Builders, as well as the needs of its employees. Nicole has overseen efforts that resulted in streamlined talent acquisition practices, a companywide diversity and inclusion strategy, established core values, and the development of a second PRB office.

Nicole directly impacts PRB’s employee engagement initiatives, team culture, and growth. A major contribution of Nicole’s role as VPP has been fostering communication and transparency among PRB employees at all levels through weekly one-on-one meetings with all managers and direct reports, executive open office hours, and an annual survey, which is used to guide PRB’s future initiatives. A skilled communicator and energetic leader, Nicole is devoted to providing resources to employees that will allow them to be successful on both a personal and professional level.

Education

Santa Clara University
B.A. in Communication

Professional Affiliations

Society for Human Resource Management
Santa Clara Bronco Builders Association Board Member

Education

Santa Clara University
B.A. in Communications

Professional Affiliations

Santa Clara Bronco Builders
Association Board Member

Certifications

Procore