Notable Women in Human Resources: Linda Kuklinski

Director of human resources, Wisconsin Aviation

  • Category: Notable Women in Human Resources
  • Number of years working in your current industry: 3
  • Undergrad degree/university: Financial Management - UW Waukesha
  • Graduate degree/university: Financial Management - UW Waukesha

Linda Kuklinski, director of Human Resources for Wisconsin Aviation for Milwaukee, Madison, Juneau and Watertown, has concentrated on employee accountability and overall fairness.

She is a resource and trusted advisor with internal stakeholders and has established well-respected relationships with external partners, according to colleagues.

With 20+ years of experience in management, development and implementation of standardized programs that drive innovation and employee engagement, she is an innovative problem solver with strong communication skills.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, she handled all of the related issues and kept employees well informed.

“She has done an excellent job installing our HR software, keeping our employee information current and keeping our requiring and hiring at a high level,” said Wes Miller, company vice president. “She is a safe person to talk to and all are confident that she ‘tells it like it is.’”

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