Richard S. Winter is a Senior Vice President and Director of Human Resources for Brookwood and Yesway. Rick ensures the smooth operations of the company’s human resources department and is responsible for talent strategy, compensation and incentive programs, payroll, benefit and retirement planning and selection, training and career development, performance management programs, employee relations, and managing all human resources personnel. Additionally, Rick is responsible for advising senior management on the implications of legal issues related to company policies and discipline and has been instrumental in building a company culture that fosters the professional and personal growth of employees.
Prior to joining Brookwood, Rick was a Regional Human Resources Manager for Aggregate Industries, Inc., a global manufacturer and supplier of aggregate-based construction materials, where he was a member of the U.S. Leadership Team. Rick oversaw all human resources related activities for two regions, including the management of 39 separate union contracts. Prior to Aggregate Industries, Rick was Director of Human Resources for Hyatt Hotels in Boston, where he was a member of the hotel’s executive committee and was responsible for the management of the human resources department. Previously, Rick was the Corporate Director of Human Resources for Beacon Roofing Supply, a national roofing distribution company, where he had full oversight of all human resources activities.
Rick is a graduate of Florida International University. In 2017, Rick completed the Oxford Strategic Leadership Programme at the University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School.