Congratulations to Salina Flores, newly selected Human Resources Director for the Town of Los Gatos, and to Town Manager Laurel Prevetti, who completed a statewide recruitment search that ended in Campbell, the next City north on Highway 17, where Flores is currently the acting HR manager.
In a media release, Flores said, “I am honored and excited about this wonderful opportunity, and I am looking forward to working with a team of dedicated professionals.”
Prevetti added her enthusiam for the selection, as well, saying, “We are excited to have Salina join the town. She brings strong human resources experience, understands the challenges of small agencies, and brings new ideas and perspectives. … Salina will play a key role in attracting, developing and retaining a high-quality workforce who deliver excellent services to the community of Los Gatos.”
Flores has more than 20 years experience and has been with the City of Campbell since 2016. Prior to 2016, she honed her HR skills with stints at both public and private employers including Dignity Health, Shapell Homes and the counties of Santa Cruz and Monterey. In her new role, she will oversee recruitment, benefits, labor negotiations, and training and development for the Town’s 150+ employees.
Congratulations, Salina and Laurel; we wish you a long and successful working relationship!