Kimberley Fetzer is the chair for the Naturally North Bay Human Resources steering committee.
She has worked 20+ years in the Food and Beverage industry in Sonoma County which include roles in restaurant and upscale dining room management, event planning, catering management and consulting, and as an adjunct culinary arts instructor at Santa Rosa Junior College. She is currently the Human Resources and Office Manager at Guayaki Sustainable Rainforest Products.
Kim supports the ideals of servant leadership and stresses the valuation of each individual on a team, both of which are paramount in ensuring success, especially when serving dinner for 100+ patrons every night.
She is committed to building a workforce that focuses on the tenets of Justice, Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) and promotes regenerative practices on a personal and organizational level.
Accomplishments and affiliations include: Society of Human Resources (SHRM); B.A. in English and Business, UCLA; Associates in Culinary Arts, Culinary Institute of America; Fellow, Escoffier Restaurant at the Culinary Institute of America; Fellow, Leadership Institute of Ecology and Economy.
Fun facts: Kim’s first job after cooking school was as a pantry chef at Tra Vigne in Napa Valley; and while working in Los Angeles, Denzel Washington complimented her for an omelet she made for him.