Human Resources Consultant
Marquitta Frost is a home-grown product of Minnesota. She is senior human resources professional who began her career as a human resources generalist in the government sector. She has also worked in the arenas of nonprofit, higher education, and the federal government.
Throughout her career in human resources she has provided expertise in the areas of recruiting, performance management, coaching, consulting, training and facilitation. Formerly she was a senior learning and development training consultant for the Medical Examiner, Metropolitan Health Plan, North Point Health and Wellness and Public Works Divisions at Hennepin County, the largest populated county in Minnesota. Her core responsibilities centered around program administration for two development programs; one for supervisors, the other for staff wanting to discover their untapped potential; co-facilitating diversity classes, along with the items mentioned above.
Marquitta graduated summa cum laude with a Master of Science Degree in Leadership and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Human Resources Management. She also holds a human resources generalist certificate and a public sector human resources certificate from the Carlson School of Business through their former Employer Education Service program. She also holds a certification in Franklin Covey’s 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Signature Series and an E-Learning Instructional Design certificate through the Association for Talent Development.
Marquitta has held memberships with the Minnesota chapter of the International Public Management Association for Human Resources, the Association for Talent Development, the Society for Human Resource Management and the National Association of African Americans in Human Resources.
Several of Marquitta’s community activities include volunteering for the Atlanta chapter of Dress for Success, serving on the human resources committee of the Charlotte affiliate of Habitat for Humanity, and board member and officer for the Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity affiliate. She has also done work with Tubman Chrysalis Center conducting resume writing and career development workshops for clients and those seeking career renewal. Working with high school youth and young adults in developing career skills for employment and post-secondary education through Achieve Minneapolis was one of her most memorable opportunities.
In general Marquitta relishes the possibility to engage with and coach others to help themselves discover their skills, strengths and abilities in what they are naturally gifted with; learning to market themselves toward their personal and professional goals – she’s a true cheerleader in the sense of the word!