Sheboygan, WI, USA, July 10, 2014 – Wigwam recently appointed Jill Skarda as the new Director of Human Resources. Jill has worked with many facets of HR including employee relations, recruiting, training, payroll, benefits, Talent Management, and safety.
Jills education background stems from obtaining an Associate’s degree in Supervisory Management from Lakeshore Technical College and a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management from Silver Lake College.
Jill started her career with The Manitowok Company in 2004 and gained valuable experience in Human Resources in both the Manitowoc Ice and Manitowoc Cranes. In 2008 she was promoted to HR Representative II and in 2012 to HR Representative III.
If you ask Jill why she is excited about working at Wigwam, she’ll say, “I am eager to learn about the history, experiences, philosophies, culture, and company strategies at Wigwam. I feel that the Wigwam employees’ truly believe in the product and take a lot of pride and passion in their work”.
“Jill is an excellent addition to our Wigwam team. She is a compassionate hands-on person who values building employer and employee relationships. Her 10+ years of experience in Human Resources will also bring a fresh perspective to the position and we welcome her to the Wigwam family,” said, Jerry Vogel, President of Wigwam Mills.
Wigwam is going on its 110th year in business this January and continues to grow and evolve. While the average tenure at Wigwam is much higher than the average company, changes happen and valued employees do retire. Wigwam is bracing the change and is excited about adding quality personal like Jill Skarda to the Wigwam family.
About Wigwam: Wigwam is a family owned and operated sock manufacturer that has been manufacturing performance socks in Sheboygan, WI, USA since 1905. This January will mark 110 years in business for Wigwam. For more information on Wigwam, go to www.wigwam.com or follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/wigwamsocks and Twitter at www.twitter.com/wigwamsocksusa.