For Immediate Release: Oct. 10, 2011
Goodyear names new
ARIZ. (Oct. 10, 2011) The city of Goodyear has named Wynette L. Reed as the
new director of human resources. She will officially join Goodyear on Oct. 31.
Reed was hired from a field of more than 100 applicants and six finalists. A
national search for the successful candidate was led by The Mercer Group, Inc.
after former Human Resources Director Kay Wilkinson retired earlier this year.
has more than 25 years of experience, and has been Human Resources Director for
the City of Peoria, Ariz. since 2008. Reed was Human Resources Director for
Larimer County, Fort Collins, Colo. from 2004 to 2008, Assistant Human
Resources director for the City of Fort Collins, Colo. from 2001 to 2004, and
from 1993 to 2001 served as Senior Human Resources Specialist for the City of
Manager John Fischbach and Reed worked together in Fort Collins from 2001 to 2004,
and Reed says she is looking forward to working with him again. "Goodyear
is a very progressive, growing city and affords me the opportunity to bring my
25 years of skills and experience to a new community," Reed said.
"It's also a wonderful opportunity to work with an individual that I've
worked with before in Colorado, Mr. John Fischbach."
is pursuing her Master's Degree in Organizational Leadership and has earned her
Bachelor's Degree in Biological Science, both from Colorado State University.
Reed's professional affiliations include the Society of Human Resources
Management (SHRM), and World at Work International Public Management
Association (IPMA-HR) certified professional. She created Peoria University, a
succession-planning and retention initiative for aspiring supervisors and other
emerging leaders which has been accepted by Arizona State University as meeting
the prerequisites for its Certified Public Management Program.