Principal and Founder, KWaN Partners
Kim W. Nowell is a senior Human Resources consultant who works with a wide a variety of organizations on broad-based Human Resources projects, culture, transformation, and change management initiatives.
Prior to entering the consulting arena, Nowell served as the Executive Vice President of Human Resources and Chief People Officer for Save-A-Lot in St. Louis. In this role, she was responsible for the talent acquisition, learning and organizational development, total rewards, Human Resources business partnerships, and the internal communications functions of the enterprise.
Nowell has served in similar capacities in other organizations as well, often as the first strategic Human Resource executive invited to join the team. With experience in private equity, family owned, and public traded businesses, Nowell has a broad organizational view. She worked to effectively deliver transformational human capital initiatives while creating alignment with each company’s people and financial objectives.
Nowell has diverse experience in industries including transportation, insurance, consumer services, manufacturing, retail, hospitality, and financial services, with a proven proficiency in successfully growing companies through effective Human Resources leadership.
Earning her Master of Arts degree in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from Middle Tennessee University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Tennessee, she resides with her family in Franklin.