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Amy Nowak Earns aPHR Certification

MILWAUKEE, WI – September 6, 2023 – Corporate Central is proud to announce that Amy Nowak, aPHR, has successfully obtained the Associate Professional in Human Resources (aPHR) certification from the Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI). This accomplishment underscores Corporate Central’s commitment to fostering excellence in the field of human resources.

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Amy Nowak, aPHR, Human Resources Generalist. Read her full biography.

The aPHR certification is widely recognized as a rigorous and comprehensive credential for HR professionals at the beginning of their careers. It signifies Nowak’s dedication to enhancing her expertise and knowledge in human resources management, employment laws, and HR best practices.

Prior to joining the Corporate Central HR team in July 2023, Nowak had the honor of teaching elementary students for 27 years. She earned her bachelor's degree in Elementary Education from Edgewood College in Madison. She then went on to earn her master’s degree in Education from UW- La Crosse.

Nowak embarked on this journey with a determination to excel and a passion for the HR profession. Through diligent study and a commitment to continuous learning, she demonstrated her capabilities and dedication to her career. Her success is a testament to her hard work and the support of Corporate Central.

"Amy made a huge change this year by bringing her education background and knowledge to the HR team,” said Will Valadez, Human Resources Business Partner. "Amy's skills and experience will continue to help us deliver on our employer of choice objective. The aPHR certification showcases Amy's knowledge on talent acquisition, learning and development, compensation and benefits, employee relations, and compliance and risk management. Her accomplishment is a testament to her enthusiasm to learn, and her desire to help us reach our departmental goals.

“I love working at Corporate Central and I am so grateful I had the opportunity to earn the aPHR certification,” said Nowak. “I’m looking forward to applying the knowledge and skills I have gained through this experience and growing my career in human resources. I am also thankful for the support of my colleagues and the opportunities provided by Corporate Central.”

Nowak’s achievement enhances Corporate Central’s HR department's capacity to navigate the complexities of modern HR practices, ensuring the continued success of the organization.

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