Hyundai

Birchwood Hyundai

2420 McPhillips St
Directions Winnipeg, MB R2V 4J6

  • Sales: 1 (866) 813-9114
  • Service: (204) 633-2420
  • Parts: (204) 633-2420
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Human Resources


MaryAnn Kempe - Chief Human Resources Officer
MaryAnn Kempe holds a Master of Business Administration and Graduate Certificate in Executive Coaching from Royal Roads University, a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Manitoba, Diplomas and Certificates in Health and Safety, Adult Education and Teaching and Human Resource Management/Labour Relations from Confederation College in Thunder Bay Ontario. MaryAnn is a Certified Mediator and is a Fellow Certified Human Resources Professional (FCHRP). Ms. Kempe joined the Birchwood Automotive Group in 2015 and currently holds the position of Chief Human Resources Officer.

In addition to her responsibilities as part of the Birchwood Executive Leadership Team, Ms. Kempe is the Employee Campaign Chair for the annual United Way campaign for Birchwood. She also participates on various community boards and committees, including the United Way Cabinet and has been a key note speaker at many local and national conferences.

Craig Goldstein - Manager, Recruitment Services
Craig Goldstein is a graduate from the University of Winnipeg and completed his Bachelor of Arts Degree with a major in Sociology. After University, Craig joined Enterprise Rent-A-Car where he was promoted to the role of Area Manager and eventually came to be the Group Recruiting Manager. Most recently, Craig was the Recruiting Manager for TransX Group of Companies. Craig's experience in the retail sector will be a valuable asset in recruitment and selection at the Birchwood Automotive Group.

In his time away from Birchwood, Craig enjoys playing volleyball, golfing, and coaching his son in baseball.

Sarah Giesbrecht - Manager, Human Resource Services
Sarah Giesbrecht joined the Birchwood Automotive Group as Manager, Human Resource Services. Sarah holds degrees in Geography and Business Administration, is a candidate for Certified Human Resource Professional (CHRP) and holds a yellow belt in lean manufacturing. Sarah's professional experience includes HR Manager for Rondex and HR Administrator for JRS Manufacturing where she implemented and led their HR practices and provided an employee-oriented, high performance culture. Sarah was also an HR & Recruitment Consultant for Painchaud Performance Group where she provided Recruiting and HR Support to several small/medium sized companies in the Manufacturing, IT and Agricultural Industries. Sarah worked as a Research Assistant at the University of Winnipeg where she wrote and compiled extensive literature reviews and co-authored several papers; one which was published in The International Journal of Business and Economics.

Outside of Birchwood, Sarah enjoys living an active lifestyle and you will likely see her at the gym, attending a yoga class or on her road bike.

Sarah Shrutwa - Human Resource Administrator
Sarah Shrutwa has been with the Birchwood Automotive Group for 7 years, most of which has been spent working as a Sales Administrator for Birchwood Honda on Regent. Sarah received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Manitoba majoring in Psychology. Beginning fall 2016, Sarah will be working towards her Human Resource Management Diploma at the University of Winnipeg.

Outside of Birchwood, Sarah spends most of her time with her family and friends, watching movies, and playing the piano, flute and more recently the guitar.

Ryan Giesbrecht - Recruitment Advisor
Ryan Giesbrecht graduated from the University of Manitoba with a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree from the University of Manitoba's Asper School of Business. He completed a double major in Human Resources Management and Supply Chain and Logistics Management during his time at the Asper School of Business. He was an active member of the University of Manitoba Human Resources Association for three years from 2011-2014. Ryan joined the Birchwood Automotive Group in 2015 as a Recruitment and Selection Specialist. He is responsible for full cycle recruitment, coordination of all advertising for respective roles, conducting reference checks, and attending career fairs and recruitment events on behalf of the Birchwood Automotive Group.

Outside of Birchwood, Ryan enjoys playing soccer on his men's team, playing guitar, going to the gym, and reading non-fiction books.

Mirna Torres - Recruitment Advisor
Mirna Torres joined the HR team as a Recruitment Specialist in February of 2016. She brings well over 8 years of recruitment experience. She's been a recruiter for non-profit and for-profit organizations, small and large size organizations and has been successful in acquiring talent for a variety of roles, ranging from entry level to executive level searches. Mirna has full cycle recruitment experience and excels at building relationships with stakeholders at all levels. Mirna has also been in HR functions such as a Human Resources Consultant and a Human Resources Coordinator where acted as a business partner and was involved in strategic HR planning and executing. Prior to her HR experience, Mirna was a Real Estate agent and a Representative with CIBC.

Outside of Birchwood, Mirna is a group fitness instructor at Goodlife Fitness.

Trevor Lubinski - Recruitment Advisor
Trevor holds a Bachelor of Arts Advanced Degree in Psychology from the University of Manitoba. Trevor is currently enrolled in the Human Resources Management Program at the University of Manitoba. Following his graduation in 2014, Trevor joined the Birchwood Automotive Group as a Sales Consultant with Birchwood Hyundai. Trevor was Birchwood Hyundai's sales leader during his 4th month on the sales floor. Trevor's diverse background of education and his devotion to Birchwood's values, culture, and vision assist him in everyday recruiting activities.

Outside of work, Trevor enjoys the outdoors, sports, and spending time with family and friends.

Tracy Lamoureux - Learning & Development Specialist
Tracy Lamoureux joined Birchwood as a Learning and Training Specialist. Tracy facilitates Covey, SDI team development workshops, and additionally is responsible for building Birchwood's leadership programs. Tracy holds designations as a Professional Manager (P.Mgr.), Certificate in Management (C.I.M.), Certificate in Management and Administration (CIMA), Certificate in Supervisory Management (CSM) and a Certificate in Project Management Fundamentals. Prior to Birchwood, Tracy held the role of Partnership Development Manager, with the United Way of Winnipeg. Prior to this role, she held various roles with Canadian Blood Services - leading and managing large teams, facilitating customer service and team development programs. Tracy has presented at local and international conferences.

Outside of Birchwood, Tracy and her husband are involved in their kids' lives and are usually found at a hockey rink or community club. Tracy believes "Volunteers do not necessarily have the time; they just have the heart." ~Elizabeth Andrew

Graham Cox - Sales Trainer
Graham has over 40 years' experience in the Automotive Business, having held various positions such as General Manager, General Sales Manager, Sales Manager, and Service Manager. He holds various certificates in all aspects relating to the Automotive Business including a City and Guilds certificate for Auto Technicians which he received in London, England. Graham has worked in various parts of Canada, including British Columbia and Alberta. He and his family moved to Winnipeg in 1989 and he has worked for the Birchwood Automotive Group since that time. Graham has been recruited by different Auto Dealerships throughout Canada and as far away as New Zealand to conduct sales training while working for the Birchwood Automotive Group. His responsibilities at present for Birchwood include new hire sales training, Sales Consultant training and Service Consultant training.

Outside of Birchwood, Graham enjoys golfing, travelling, spending time with his family and a nice glass of wine.
 

Contact

Birchwood Hyundai

2420 McPhillips St
Directions Winnipeg, MB R2V 4J6

  • Sales: 1 (866) 813-9114
  • Service: 204-633-2420
  • Parts: 204-633-2420