Jen Spafford is Human Resources Director with Day Wireless Systems. With over 10 years of experience in human resources, she believes that being a Human Resources Professional means more than facilitation of procedures and laws. It’s about understanding that people are not disposable, and that high turnover is costly. Provided with support and development, employees can do their very best work. She strives to provide that support, and to assist in the facilitation of a working environment that nurtures the staff as well as the organization so each may be mutually beneficial to the other. Her strengths are in change management, employee satisfaction, and evaluation of the human resources function as it aligns to the needs of the organization. Jen has obtained SHRM-SCP and SPHR certifications and earned an MBA from Marylhurst University in order increase her understanding of the needs of individual departments in the organization and how human resources could tie them together, creating a highly functioning company. She earned an undergraduate degree in English from Portland State University. She was born and raised in the Portland, OR area.