Kathy Nguyen

Kathy Nguyen


Kathy is a seasoned human resources professional specializing in workforce strategic planning, talent advising, and talent development. She currently serves as a global enterprise talent advisor at Starbucks Coffee Company and has been contributing to the success of recruiting and developing great talents for Starbucks Enterprise and Retail Leadership team. Her professional experience includes years in HR practice with well-respected organizations like Starbucks Coffee Company, Coca-Cola North America Group, CBS Entertainment Group, and Westlake Financial Services.


Kathy is currently a Recruiting Partner at Starbuck’s/

She earned the highest credentials in the HR field as a certified Profession Human Resources (PHR) with Human Resources Certified Institution (HRCI) and SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) with The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). These credentials prove the highest level of knowledge and skills in the human resources. She also achieved her Advanced Strategic Human Resources Management certificate at Cornell University, School of Industrial and Labor Relations.


The University of California, Los Angeles (U.C.L.A) – B.A Sociology, Global Studies, and Accounting  (Cum Laude honor).

Penn State University – Masters in Professional Studies of Organization Development (Summa Cum Laude Honor).


Human Resources & Employment

Workforce Planning & Development

Employee’s Relations