New Assistant Director of Human Resources Hired

Abby Baker Hired as New Assistant Director of Human Resources
Posted on 02/28/2020
district logoI am excited to announce Abby Baker as the new Assistant Director of Human Resources. Abby began this role in mid-February. Her extensive human resource experience has allowed her to jump right in.

Abby has served in several roles for Marcus Hotels and Resorts over the past 13 years. Most recently she served as the Area Director of Human Resources, where she had oversight of the human resources departments at the Hilton Minneapolis/Bloomington and Crowne Plaza Northstar, facilitated strategic planning activities, created and managed annual budgets, analyzed metrics related to staffing and much more.

The experience Abby brings from the hospitality field transitions easily to public education. She is excited to follow a few of her family members in the pursuit of a career in education. She looks forward to the work in a growing and thriving district committed to personalization, climate and culture for staff and students.

Abby’s academic qualifications include degrees from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities in Human Resource Development and Business and Marketing Education. She also has holds minors in Human Resources and Industrial Relations and Public Relations.

I am excited to have Abby on our team and I hope you can join me in welcoming her to South Washington County Schools. She can be reached at or 651-425-6279.


Kevin Witherspoon, EdD, SHRM-CP
Director of Human Resources