Hugh Simmons, SPHR

Chief Human Resources Officer
Hugh.Simmons@jevs.org
Hugh Simmons

Hugh Simmons is a dynamic Senior Human Resources leader with long-term experience in a variety of industries.  He is skilled at developing workforce strategies, leading organizational development and implementing initiatives that support revenue and profit objectives. Hugh recognizes that successful 21st century organizations must embrace collaboration, communication and negotiation, and has the ability to analyze and mentor individuals and teams to meet strategic goals in innovative ways.  His specialties include:

  • Employee relations and engagement
  • Recruiting strategies
  • Turnover reduction
  • Benefits plan cost control design
  • Management development
  • Effective Pay-for-Performance compensation and incentive plan development
  • Succession planning and high potential identification
  • Negotiation and arbitration
  • Diversity 

Hugh received a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from Hartwick College and Senior Professional in Human Resources certification from Villanova University.