Kelly Newton SPHR

Executive Vice President Human Resources

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Bouchard Insurance, Clearwater, Florida

Kelly Newton, Executive Vice President of Human Resources, has 20+ years of human resource management experience. She has notable experience in human resource planning, performance management, HR systems administration, federal and state law compliance, employment contract negotiations, change management, employee benefits, compensation and payroll, training and development, and leadership coaching.

She began her career with Builders Insurance Group in Atlanta, Georgia in 1997. In 2005, she returned to Florida with Sembler Investments as their Director of Human Resources. Kelly then joined Bouchard Insurance, A Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC Company and has led the Human Resource team since 2012.

Kelly’s leadership style has been a driving force in creating a culture that has awarded Bouchard Insurance the Top Workplace designation for the past 10 consecutive years. Kelly has severed as a panelist at the Women in Leadership Conference at Florida State University, as well as several other HR Seminars. Kelly was also a finalist for the 2018 HR Person of the Year Award.

Kelly holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Florida State University with a double major in Risk Management Insurance and Human Resource Management.  She earned her Senior Professional Human Resources (SPHR) certification in 2009.

Fun Fact:Kelly is an avid FSU Seminole fan and spends most of her free time supporting her two children’s sports activities.