B.R. Kreider & Son, Inc., an excavating, paving and site management company based in Manheim, PA, recently announced the retirement of Linda Kreider, Director of Human Resources.
Kreider joined the company in 1977 with the responsibilities of payroll, employee benefits and equipment recordkeeping. Later promoted to Director of Human Resources, Kreider oversaw HR compliance, recruitment, payroll and employee benefits. In addition, she is a member of B.R. Kreider & Son’s Wellness Committee and Employment Committee.
A director on the Lancaster County Career and Technology Foundation Board, Kreider also serves on the Executive Committee as Secretary. Krieder has also held membership in the Lancaster Society for HR Management and the National Society for HR Management. She formerly served as a member of the Occupational Advisory Committee at the Lancaster County Career and Technology Center. In addition, Kreider served as a director on the Lancaster County Workforce Investment Board, including a role as chairperson (2006-2008). Kreider was also a PAI Board member prior to the organization’s name change to Excentia.
In 2014, Kreider was a recipient of Central Penn Business Journal’s Women of Influence Award.
“Linda has been a positive force and influence in our company for over 40 years,” said Brent Kreider, president of B.R. Kreider & Son. “Her contributions as Director of Human Resources have been significant in many ways, including recruiting outstanding team members and making sure we’re providing an environment that benefits our team members and the company. And along with Ken Kreider, Jim Kreider and Carol Buchen, Linda has been invaluable in helping prepare the next generation of leadership in our company.”
Kreider graduated from Manheim Central High School and attended Millersville University. She attends Manheim Brethren In Christ and she and her husband, Jim, reside in Manheim, PA.