“Caravan’s success ultimately begins with our employees. Our employee-centric culture is engaging, positive, and geared to position our employees for success. Together, we use that same recipe for success in providing the best services and support to our client partners.”

Lara Blackert is the Vice President of Human Resources at Caravan Health. In this role, she strategically partners with senior leadership and management to provide expert advice on talent, career coaching, planning and development, performance management, organizational changes, culture transformation, employee retention, organizational structure, and more. She helps leaders use data to make recommendations that improve employee engagement, performance, and the employee experience. Lara leads all strategies related to people and managing concepts for functional business teams.

She is a results-driven professional with a proven track record in human resource management, recruitment, talent management, leadership development, and implementing strategic HR functions for high growth organizations.

Prior to joining Caravan Health, Lara worked in multiple HR leadership roles at Compass Minerals, where she led major talent initiatives and supported the leadership team in development and implementation of high-performance culture initiatives. She led leadership development programs, succession planning, employee resource groups, diversity and inclusion initiatives, and talent acquisition activities such as intern and mentoring programs. Lara sponsored several emerging leader programs within the organization.

Lara has a Bachelor of Science degree in Woman’s Studies with a minor in Sociology from the University of Kansas in Lawrence.  She earned her Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification from the Human Resources Certification Institute. Lara is an active member of SHRM and holds her SHRM-CP (Society of Human Resource Certified Professional), she is also a member of other human resource organizations such as HCI (Human Capital Institute) and TMA (Talent Management Alliance). Lara takes part in the Central Exchange Emerging Leaders group in Kansas City, a group supporting the professional advancement of women.

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