Heather Akpan Hired as Human Resources Director

Alachua County is pleased to welcome Heather Akpan as the new Human Resources Director. She has 21 years HR experience and was confirmed by the Board of County Commissioners at their March 13, 2018, Regular Meeting. Her salary is $90k per year.  

“I truly believe that the right people in the right roles is the key to success in any organization,” she said. “I’m looking forward to building on the strategic plan that was recently created to move HR forward, and to make sure that we continue to be seen as a credible business partner for the departments.”

“She is personable, funny, and brings the ‘human’ side to the department,” said Assistant County Manager of Community and Administrative Services Gina Peebles. “Heather is most excited about employee law and strategic HR management and is energized by how the effective leadership of people contributes to the success of an organization.”

For more information, contact Gina Peebles at 352-538-8265 or gpeebles@alachuacounty.us.

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