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Starkey Chief People Officer Jessica Perez Named Notable Leader in Recruitment and Talent

Starkey's Jessica Perez has received special recognition from 'Twin Cities Business Magazine'

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Starkey Chief People Officer Jessica Perez.

EDEN PRAIRIE, MINN – Starkey Chief People Officer and Executive Vice President of Culture, Jessica Perez, has been named a Notable Leader in Recruitment and Talent by Twin Cities Business Magazine. This recognition honors human resources professionals who are leaders in their field, helping create and drive great places to work within their communities. 

“As the hearing industry has evolved, I have remained steadfast in the belief that people are the bottom line of business,” said Starkey President and CEO Brandon Sawalich. “Taking care of the Starkey team, who in turn provides the utmost care for our customers and their patients, has always been our number one priority. On behalf of everyone at Starkey, I want to congratulate Jessica on this well-deserved recognition and express my gratitude for her dedication and commitment to the overall well-being of our employees.” 

Jessica Perez has more than 20 years of experience in the Human Resources industry and has spent 12 years of her career pushing Starkey to new heights. In her current role, she creates a culture of belonging for Starkey employees by developing and executing people-centered strategies that reinforce Starkey’s values and attract and retain the best talent. 

“This recognition holds a special place in my heart because I have always been committed to the culture of caring within our organization,” said Perez. “Thanks to each and every member of the Starkey family and our entire HR team, we have been able to create a community at Starkey, which allows all of us to bring our best selves to work each day.”  

Under Jessica’s leadership, Starkey has been named a Top Workplace in the USA and won numerous cultural excellence awards from the nation’s leading employer recognition program, Top Workplaces, across all seven categories –employee well-being, employee appreciation, compensation & benefits, innovation, leadership, purpose & values, and work-life flexibility. The Minneapolis Star Tribune also ranked Starkey #32 on its list of 200 Top Workplaces in Minnesota.  

For more about the company, please visit the Starkey website.

About Starkey  

Starkey is a privately held, global hearing technology company headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota. Owned by Bill Austin since 1967, Starkey is known for its innovative design, development and distribution of comprehensive digital hearing systems. Led today by President and CEO Brandon Sawalich, Starkey has more than 5,000 employees, operates 29 facilities and does business in more than 100 markets worldwide.

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