Senior Director, HR Compliance, Ameriprise Financial
Carolyn Koleske has several years of human resources experience in four Fortune 500 companies. Her area of expertise is HR Compliance with an emphasis on Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action. Her functional background includes affirmative action program management, government audits, contract compliance, reporting, policy development, training and communications. In addition, she is knowledgeable of I-9 compliance and regulations associated with pre-employment and talent acquisition processes. She also has extensive experience in Talent Acquisition, as well as HR Generalist positions. Professor Koleske earned her MBA degree from the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota. She also has an undergraduate certificate in Industrial Relations, a Bachelor of Science degree in human services and speech communication – all from the University of Minnesota. She earned the lifetime certification of Sr. Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) through the Human Resources Certification Institute. She is a member of several human resource associations and has held a variety of board positions.