Minard brings extensive human resources expertise to Top 50 accounting & advisory firm
Atlanta, GA – September 29, 2021 – Frazier & Deeter, one of the nation’s Top 50 accounting and advisory firms, announced today that Shawn Minard joined the firm as Chief People Officer.
“We are delighted to welcome Shawn to our leadership team,” noted Seth McDaniel, National Managing Partner. “People are our most important asset. Shawn’s expertise in learning and development, as well as hybrid working arrangements, will help us be a more flexible organization with a deliberate focus on our people’s development.”
As Chief People Officer, Minard will be responsible for establishing and delivering human resources strategy and capabilities across the enterprise that align with the firm’s vision and values, and in support of the brand promise of Investing in Relationships to Make a Difference. His role includes talent acquisition, talent management, learning and development, talent retention, compensation structure, benefits, diversity and inclusion, compliance and culture.
“I am thrilled to join the Frazier & Deeter family. It is clear to me that FD puts people as their priority and that is the type of culture that resonates long term. I cannot wait to get started and do my best to take this great foundation of people & culture at FD and build on it.”
Prior to joining the firm, Minard worked as the Senior Director of Human Resources UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group). During his tenure, he was responsible for leading all teams responsible for Leadership Development, Talent Management, Onboarding and Talent Acquisition. His team was charged with reinforcing company values, culture and philosophy through the creation of talent programs that were strategically linked to the organization’s mission and vision. He designed and managed the company’s enterprise-wide talent management processes including selection, performance management, learning management, leadership development, executive coaching, promotion and succession.
Minard holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Resources from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. He is certified in Myers Briggs, Whole Brain Thinking, 5 Dysfunctions of a Team, STRONG Interest Inventory and Instruction Design. He is a member of ATD and SHRM.
About Frazier & Deeter
Frazier & Deeter is an award-winning accounting and advisory firm headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. The firm provides a wide range of tax, audit, accounting and advisory services to serve the emerging needs of clients as they evolve. Frazier & Deeter and its FD family of brands have nine offices across the United States and one in the United Kingdom. The firm has been recognized repeatedly as a Best of the Best Accounting firm, a Best Firm to Work for in the U.S. and a Best Firm for Women in Leadership. Frazier & Deeter’s brand promise is Investing in Relationships to Make a Difference™.