Kirsten Solis


Director of HR Services


B.A. in Human Resource Management and General Management from Portland State University

Kirsten currently serves in the role of Director of HR Services, where she oversees the direct leadership of our internal HR team. She is helping to identify ways to grow our team from within and to build efficiencies around our internal HR processes and procedures.

In March 2009, Kirsten joined Xenium as a Human Resource/Payroll Coordinator. Given her passion for HR, she then transferred to the HR department as a Human Resource Coordinator during the summer of 2009. In March of 2011, Kirsten was promoted to a Human Resource Representative, and in 2012 she became a Senior Human Resource Representative. Kirsten dedicates herself to continuously improving her management skills and enjoys the daily challenge of managing unemployment and HR deliverables.

In July of 2015, Kirsten moved into a Human Resource Business Partner role with Xenium before being promoted to the position of Sr. Human Resource Business Partner, where she lead on strategic accounts with the partnership of our internal HR Generalist.

Prior to Xenium, Kirsten held the position of Restaurant Manager in a fast paced environment where she developed several skills that are critical in an HR role, including compensation, training and development, managing employees and process efficiency.

Kirsten has an educational background in HR as well. She graduated from Portland State University with degrees in both Human Resource Management and General Management. Kirsten is also currently a member of SHRM, the Society for Human Resource Management, and has previously been a member of HRMA.

In Kirsten’s personal time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, daughter and dog. She is also currently busy remodeling her house.