GattiHR Assists Trussway in Recruiting Head of HR

GattiHR recruits Sylvia Costa as Trussway’s Head of HR. JL Baker, Charley Betzig & Morgan Dever led this search.

Since 1972, Trussway has supplied products for major wood-framed projects across the United States, delivering quality with a focus on safety, teamwork and customer satisfaction. The company has six manufacturing facilities located in Texas, Georgia, Florida, Virginia, and Colorado, and a sales office located in North Carolina giving Trussway the ability to serve a high percentage of the U.S. multifamily construction market.

Headquartered in Houston, TX, Trussway is an industry leading manufacturer of structural components for wood framed projects. Trussway is a customer-focused business with its emphasis on developing the perfect solution for the large-scale builders and developers they supply. In 2005, Trussway was acquired by an investment group managed by Highland Capital, which has invested in Trussway’s vision and growth plan.

Trussway’s ability to provide the best designed, engineered, and manufactured product on the market, at an unparalleled scale, has led to exceptional growth since 2010 and provides the foundation for an exciting opportunity to expand geographically to claim even more market share. Their core values of safety, high performance, integrity & honesty, focus and teamwork have contributed to the creation of a brand that is recognized throughout the construction industry.

As a key member of the leadership team, the Director of Human Resources will have significant responsibility and visibility as a culture driver for the organization. Effective change management, strategic thinking and the ability to design scalable solutions will be keys to success in this role, particularly when paired with the objective of retaining the Company’s strong, high-integrity culture. A player/coach mentality will be paramount and changing the way in which HR operates inside the company is also critical. This means raising expectations about the role of HR throughout the organization.

The Head of HR is responsible for developing and executing human resource strategies, policies and programs in support of the overall business plan and strategic direction of the organization, across the complete talent lifecycle. This includes employer brand management, talent acquisition, workforce and succession planning, compensation and benefits, talent development. performance management, change management and organizational development. The Head of HR provides strategic leadership by translating business requirements and articulating HR needs and plans to leadership team members and other relevant constituents.