As the Director of Talent, Justin partners closely with our teams on all things related to the humans of Kelton. Whether it’s finding the talent of the future or nurturing our current teams, he is always on the lookout to engage and grow our people.
Justin graduated from Cal Poly Pomona with a B.S. in Hotel & Restaurant Management and quickly shifted into Human Resources within the hotel industry where he started his career. With 15+ years of progressive human resources experience he has worked in a variety of industries, giving him a unique perspective on talent. Recently, he has been in senior-level HR business partner roles in larger agencies in the marketing space where he worked closely with employees at all levels and with senior leadership to drive the talent strategy forward.
Justin recently relocated back to Southern California after spending 14 years on the East Coast. Before returning, he embarked on a 5-month travel sabbatical exploring Southeast Asia. Along with his obvious passion for travel, he also enjoys seeking new adventures with cycling, reading, enjoying live music, and volunteering.