Kirsten Benzaquen, PHR, MSHRD

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Kirsten Benzaquen has been an active member with Raleigh Metro SHRM since she was a student. Kirsten is a Human Resources Business Partner with Implus Footcare, LLC in Durham, NC and she has 8 years of Human Resources experience spanning the biotech, pharmaceutical, engineering, and consumer products industries. Kirsten was born in Japan and moved all over the world, but she calls Fayetteville, NC her hometown.

In addition to volunteering with Raleigh Metro SHRM, Kirsten also serves as President of William Peace University’s Young Alumni Council and as a voting member of the school’s Alumni Board. Kirsten also finished her Masters Degree in HR Development in May 2017 and was named one of HR’s 30 Under 30 by HR Magazine.

Kirsten currently resides in Durham, NC with her spouse and enjoys playing with her dogs, traveling, music, reading, exercising, and spending time with the people she loves.