Heather Horvath, SHRM-SCP
Human Resources Director
The Ohio State University, Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Japanese International Christian University, Tokyo Japan
Heather has been directing the Human Resources (HR) function at ALL4 since 2013 where she is responsible for ensuring a positive employee experience while simultaneously balancing the needs of the organization. Heather oversees and develops HR accountability and provides leadership around HR business decisions and overall company strategy. Core competencies include Benefits Administration, Employee Relations, Policy and Procedures, Recruitment and Retention, Compensation, Performance Management, Coaching, Training, and Project Management. Proud of ALL4’s numerous awards and recognition as a best place to work, she is committed to the growth of both the company and employees while maintaining a flexible, best-in-class culture.
Heather’s professional career began at Vanguard where she focused on institutional clients and held a variety of positions in customer service, account administration, and relationship management, ultimately landing as a Senior Manager in Vanguard’s Institutional Usability group. Key areas of focus included people leadership and development, project management, and extensive interaction with the technical programming, content, graphic and usability teams. After taking some time off to raise a family, Heather re-entered the workforce when she joined ALL4 in 2008.
Get to know Heather
Have you ever had a nickname (or two)? If so, what are/were they?
At home, I’m known as “Chief”. Growing up, my dad always called me Punky Boo.
When you were 8 years old, what did you want to be when you grew up?
I wanted to be a veterinarian.
What is one of the most memorable experiences you have had at ALL4?
Our annual Holiday Party has given me some very memorable meals at some very memorable places!
What was the most memorable Halloween costume you ever wore?
In college, I dressed up as a mouse the year that I studied in Japan. The costume itself was nothing special but the looks I received on the Tokyo subway were priceless.
Stick shift or automatic?
Automatic. But I believe everyone should learn to drive a stick shift.
Who is the most famous person you have ever met?
My claim to fame is that I’ve never met anyone even remotely famous.
Do you have any hidden talents that people you meet would not expect?
I can eat alarming quantities of cake and other desserts.
What are you known for at ALL4?
It is hard to say, but probably being able to get answers to obscure healthcare benefit questions.
If you were stranded on an island, what are three things you couldn’t live without?
My family, a good book, and a fire-starter.
What is the most unique thing about working at ALL4?
The way we invest in one another. People genuinely care about each other and want you to succeed.