TCG Places Head of Human Resources at Shimizu NA

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – Shimizu NA has placed Stephen Walker, Jr. as their new Director of Human Resources. Managing Partner, Tobin Anselmi, and Recruiting Director, Carrie Longmire, led and placed the important HR search.

“Carrie and I truly enjoyed working with Shimizu NA on this important HR search,” Tobin stated. “We believe that Stephen will be an asset to the leadership team and the employees.”

As the Director of Human Resources, Stephen is a senior-level leader at Shimizu NA and will be building and leading the HR function. In this role, Stephen will jump into detail and work independently. He will think strategically and identify, develop and implement processes and procedures to support long-term growth for the business and employees.

Stephen Walker is a highly skilled Human Resource professional with a comprehensive background in various facets of HR management. With expertise in talent acquisition, employee and labor relations, process improvements, communications, and data analysis, Stephen possesses a diverse skill set that enables him to drive organizational success. His exceptional communication and organizational skills, coupled with strong relationship-building abilities, make him a valuable asset in supporting business strategies. Whether working independently or collaboratively, Stephen consistently delivers high-performance results, demonstrating his commitment to excellence in every aspect of his work. With an MBA complementing his HR expertise, Stephen brings a strategic mindset and a deep understanding of business principles to his HR practice, ensuring alignment with broader organizational goals and objectives.

“I’m excited to join Shimizu North America as the new Director of Human Resources,” Stephen stated. “What excites me about joining this organization is the opportunity to lead the HR function for a company that values integrity and takes pride in their work as contributing members of society and as professionals. Shimizu North America has such a great history of creating an innovative culture that allows its employees to create value that exceeds expectations and contribute to a sustainable tomorrow. The future of this company is bright and I’m happy to be a part of the Shimizu North America leadership team.”

About Shimizu North America

Shimizu North America LLC, based in Atlanta, GA, is a subsidiary of Shimizu Corporation (Japan). Shimizu North America provides Construction Management, Design-Build, Engineer-Procurement-Construction and General Contracting in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Starting in 1974 in Los Angeles, Shimizu North America has expanded through the United States successfully completing projects in almost every US state. In 2001, we centralized our operations in Atlanta, GA where we continue to manage our North America operations.

About The Christopher Group

Through its award-winning, customized HR solutions, The Christopher Group (TCG) delivers critical human capital solutions in the area of executive HR search, interim HR leaders, fractional CHROs, and HR advisory and consulting. Since 1998, TCG has served clients across all industries, locations, company sizes, and verticals. Staffed by former HR professionals and highly trained search practitioners who have sat in the job, TCG has been named one of the Fastest-Growing and Best Non-Profit and Diversity Executive Recruiting Firms by Hunt Scanlon as well as Forbes’ 2019, 2020, 2021 & 2022 list of America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms.