Thomas Welcomes New People and Culture Director

We are excited to announce the hiring of Katie Seidel, People and Culture Director, to Thomas Construction Group.

Katie will be leading the HR team in all people-focused areas, from recruiting and benefits to performance management and career pathing.

Katie joins Thomas with 17 years of experience as a human resource professional and has a proven track record of contributing to the growth and success of numerous organizations. She has worked in various industries including construction, property management, and IT services, focusing on areas such as employee relations, talent management benefits administration, and professional development.

“When we met Katie, it clicked right away and we’re excited to have her on board”, said Chris Reid, President of Thomas Construction Group. “She brings tremendous experience to us as our Director of People and Culture. At Thomas, our culture has always been at the core of everything we do, and she is the perfect steward to move us toward the future. We know that attracting and retaining top talent is crucial for our future success. With Katie leading this effort, we’re confident about the path ahead.”

“After working for a Fortune 500 company for 13 years, the opportunity to move to the coast 10 years ago and significantly develop my career at a local company was extremely attractive to me”, said Katie Seidel. “I now know that moving to Wilmington was one of the best decisions we could have made for our family, and I am excited to continue growing as an HR business partner with Thomas Construction Group.”

Katie is originally from Smith Mountain Lake, VA, and graduated from Mary Baldwin College with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications. Katie and her family have been in Wilmington for over 13 years and enjoy boating, outdoor activities, traveling to sporting events with their three children, and being active community members.

Please join us in warmly welcoming Katie to the Thomas team!

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Katie Seidel, People and Culture Director

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