OMNI welcomes a new senior consultant to its powerful team of professional, human resources senior-level consultants.
Stacey Cowan brings nearly 7 years’ experience as Membership Director for the Overland Park Chamber of Commerce to her work with OMNI as a Senior Consultant. While at the Chamber, she led membership recruitment and retention efforts and represented the Chamber in the community, building an extensive network of relationships to strengthen local businesses. Prior to that, she held several leadership roles in the hospitality industry. Ms. Cowan’s wealth of community involvement and business development experience will be an enormous asset to OMNI’s steadily growing Executive Search practice.
Ms. Hauck brings more than 15 years of multi-disciplinary executive-level leadership to her work with OMNI as a Senior Consultant. She is skilled in organizational structure and management, strategic communications, employee relations, and leadership development. Meredith also utilizes her training as a certified executive coach to guide and counsel individuals and teams. Meredith has a Bachelors’ degree in Journalism and a Masters’ Degree in Public Administration, both from the University of Kansas. Outside of work, Meredith enjoys traveling, volunteering, attending concerts, and spending time with family and friends.
Employee Services Consultant
Teresa joins the OMNI staff with experience in payroll and other related human resource knowledge. She will be helping our clients by facilitating payroll, benefits and on-boarding. She has a master’s degree in human resource management and enjoys the new challenges every day brings. When Teresa isn’t working, she enjoys working out, traveling, watching Netflix and hanging with family and friends.
Human Resources Specialist
Molly comes to OMNI with immense experience in human resources and customer service. In her role, she will work with our client’s hiring managers to ensure that the new hire process is efficient for all new employees. She graduated from the University of Kansas and in her new role she looks forward to communicating with clients and helping them in any aspect of the process of hiring. In her spare time, Molly enjoys spending time with friends and family and enjoying all things Kansas City.
Ms. Cripe is a strategic business partner and HR leader across multiple disciplines of human resources. With a passion for building strong partnerships with her clients, Ann enjoys understanding the business and providing solutions in the areas of employee relations, compliance, leadership development, talent management, recruiting, training, and compensation. She has over 25 years of human resources experience in a variety of industries including PEO, legal, technology, energy, insurance, and nonprofit. Ann has a Bachelors’ degree in Psychology with minors in Management and English from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. In her spare time, Ann enjoys wellness, interior design, hiking and spending time with her husband and daughter.
Prior to joining OMNI Human Resource Management talent acquisition team in 2020, Ms. Hoffman led the talent acquisition teams at Kansas City Southern Railway and Sprint world headquarters. She has over 30 years’ experience in HR management and talent acquisition and is recognized for partnering with senior leaders to identify needs, translating them into initiatives that attract, develop, and retain top talent. Ms. Hoffman holds a graduate MSM degree from Baker University and a BS degree from Pittsburg State University. Outside of work Karen enjoys traveling both domestically and overseas.
Ms. Laughter brings to OMNI immense experience and knowledge in the benefits area. Most recently she worked in the broker sector, working closely with employers and carriers. She enjoys engaging with people, building relationships and continuing to learn more about the ever-changing aspects of benefits. Ms. Laughter graduated from MidAmerica Nazarene University with a degree in Marketing. When she is not working, she enjoys working out, especially CrossFit, cooking, baking and enjoying time with her husband and dog.
Ms. Curry joins the OMNI team with over 12 years of prior Human Resource experience including but not limited to Benefits, Payroll and Associate Relations. In this role, she serves clients and their employees with all payroll and benefits related inquiries. Previously, Debi worked at the Kansas City Zoo in the Finance and Human Resources departments. In her spare time, she enjoys working out, watching movies, doing crafts and spending time outdoors – especially at her favorite place, Powell Gardens.
Ms. Kennedy provides support to OMNI’s outsourcing clients in HR administration, payroll, and benefits. Kelsey’s background as a human resources specialist combined with her love of problem solving and building relationships with clients makes her a fantastic fit for the OMNI team. Kelsey earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Organizational Communications from the University of Missouri-Columbia. She is currently pursuing a Master’s of Science in Organizational Development, with an emphasis in Strategic Human Resources Management at Avila University. In her spare time, Kelsey enjoys trail hiking, traveling, puzzles, and spending time with her dog, family and friends.
Ms. Rupp supports OMNI’s outsourcing clients in HR administration, payroll, and benefits. Marianne’s background includes nearly 17 years of experience across operations and human resources, with particular expertise in payroll and benefits management. She is currently a member of SHRM of Johnson County and volunteers on the membership committee. Outside of the office, Marianne enjoys spending time with her fiance and four daughters, cooking, and playing volleyball and softball.