Catherine Kaneko, C.P.A., P.H.R. / President – Catherine brings close to twenty years of management-level human resources experience to Koff & Associates, both as an HR director and as a management consultant in the hi-tech industry, as well as, the public sector. She has extensive experience in organizational development; performance management and measurement plans; compensation including equity plans, survey design and reporting, recruitment and staffing; classification and job analysis; compensation and job evaluation techniques, employee and labor relations, retention strategies, infrastructure development; coaching; policy and procedure development; mergers and acquisitions; change management and employee training.
With a Bachelor in Business Administration, Catherine started her career as a Certified Public Accountant in an international accounting/consulting firm. She transitioned into HR and became the HR Director of the firm’s San Francisco office. She then moved into the hi-tech industry where she served in leadership positions for high-growth, startup, and organizations in transition. Her primary focus in recent years has been in classification, compensation, and recruitment services in the public sector.
Catherine’s experience provides a broad knowledge of HR management within diverse organizations. Her background provides her a strong ability to understand the big picture, identify problems and solutions, and effectively implement them. Catherine joined K&A in 2000 and has been the firm’s President since 2005.