Reimagining Company Culture

Seeking Out the Employee Voice with Steve Gifford, Vice President of Human Resources Chefs’ Warehouse

About This Episode

In this episode of Reimagining Company Culture, we’re chatting with Steve Gifford, Vice President of Human Resources Chefs’ Warehouse. Prior to Chefs’, Steve held Human Resources and operational leadership positions with Lowe’s Home Improvement, Homegoods, Valvoline, and Vishay Intertechnology. Tune in to learn Steve’s thoughts on thinking about intentional growth, ensuring employees feel like they belong, training managers to be the best leaders, and more!

About Our Guest

Steve Gifford (he/his) is the Vice President of Human Resources for The Chefs’ Warehouse, a publicly traded, 3,500 employee specialty restaurant supplier operating throughout the US, Canada, and the Middle East. Prior to Chefs’, Steve held Human Resources and operational leadership positions with Lowe’s Home Improvement, Homegoods, Valvoline, and Vishay Intertechnology. He served in two deployments to Iraq as an Army officer, with assignments as a tank platoon leader, support platoon leader, and battalion personnel officer. Steve has an MBA and Masters in Human Resources. He and his wife live in Connecticut with two children and two dogs.

About This Episode

In this episode of Reimagining Company Culture, we’re chatting with Steve Gifford, Vice President of Human Resources Chefs’ Warehouse. Prior to Chefs’, Steve held Human Resources and operational leadership positions with Lowe’s Home Improvement, Homegoods, Valvoline, and Vishay Intertechnology. Tune in to learn Steve’s thoughts on thinking about intentional growth, ensuring employees feel like they belong, training managers to be the best leaders, and more!

About The Guest

Steve Gifford (he/his) is the Vice President of Human Resources for The Chefs’ Warehouse, a publicly traded, 3,500 employee specialty restaurant supplier operating throughout the US, Canada, and the Middle East. Prior to Chefs’, Steve held Human Resources and operational leadership positions with Lowe’s Home Improvement, Homegoods, Valvoline, and Vishay Intertechnology. He served in two deployments to Iraq as an Army officer, with assignments as a tank platoon leader, support platoon leader, and battalion personnel officer. Steve has an MBA and Masters in Human Resources. He and his wife live in Connecticut with two children and two dogs.

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