Kari Zoolakis

  HR Strategy & Talent Management



Employee engagement

HR best practices

Employee compliance

HR policies

Recruiting Strategy

Employee retention

Talent strategy


HR/ Talent Strategy

Performance Management

Job Leveling and Role Profiles (Job Descriptions)

Recruitment sourcing

About Me

20 plus years of HR experience with the majority of my career spent in Southern California. I have served as a one person HR leader in several small to mid-sized companies within the Healthcare Industry. My experience is in a generalist capacity spanning Talent Management (Acquisition through Succession), Compensation (Fair Pay Analysis, specific to California, job descriptions, job evaluation and leveling), Safety and Security, Employee Relations and Compliance, Performance Management, and all other areas within the scope of HR.

Work History
  • 2015-2016: SCAN Health Plan, Director of Human Resources
  • 2013-2015: Dr. Fresh, LLC, Director of Human Resources
  • 2010-2013: Obagi Medical Products, Director of Human Resources
Certifications & Awards


Ask Me about

California employment related compliance (leave of absence management, employee relations, compensation, staffing, development, and other general HR related topics.)

Project I’d like to work on

Human Resource Compliance in California; Talent Acquisition and Strategy; Performance Management; Fair Pay Compensation; Job Descriptions; Employee Engagement, etc.

Fun Fact about me

My first major in college was Ballet. I moved from Ballet to Business and landed in HR because of my passion for people and helping them be successful.


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