Cristin M. Heyns-Bousliman
REDW LLC, one of the Southwestâ€™s largest and fastest growing CPA and business advisory firms, is pleased to announce the leadership transition of its Human Resources Consulting (HRC) practice to new Department Head Cristin M. Heyns-Bousliman, Esq., effective May 1, 2020.
The move is the culmination of a growth and succession plan several years in the making. Heyns-Bousliman joined REDW in February of 2020 as HRC Practice Leader with a goal of transitioning to Department Head by July 1, 2020. As part of this process, Heyns-Bouslimanâ€™s HR consulting and proactive HR compliance practice (Human Resources Experience, LLC) was merged into REDW.
REDW Managing Principal Steve Cogan said: â€œWe couldnâ€™t be more pleased to complete this transition ahead of schedule, especially during a highly disruptive time when addressing our clientsâ€™ COVID-19-related challenges has been a top priority. It was a team effort and everyone worked hard to make it possible, so kudos are in order to all involved.â€ Cogan added: â€œI especially would like to recognize and thank Carol Cochran, REDW Principal and immediate past Department Head, for her leadership, strategic guidance, and dedication to ensuring a smooth and successful transition.â€
Heyns-Bouslimanâ€™s legal skills and practical experience running an HR consulting firm have helped clients navigate all of the new employment laws passed in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Her background and expertise have helped build a strong team that will enable REDW to assist clients in dealing with the tough strategic HR issues that are sure to accompany economic reopening plans.
â€œCristin will be integral to expanding the firmâ€™s HR services and client base,â€ added Principal Carol Cochran, who is stepping down from the HRC Department Head role, but will continue to assist the department with reporting and strategic initiatives. â€œShe has already made significant positive contributions to our team, skill sets, and processes, and will assist the department with consulting services and other key tasks.â€
â€œIâ€™ve found a home here at REDW,â€ said Heyns-Bousliman, â€œand have already assembled an incredible team that will inevitably take the department in exciting new directions, as well as add new layers of depth to existing services.â€
Heyns-Bousliman is a former litigation attorney specializing in employment law. She has represented employers in matters involving a wide range of state and federal laws. In 2018, she started Human Resources Experience, LLC, where she provided a growing client roster with a range of strategic services relating to HR and employment law.
In 2017, she was selected to receive a UNM Anderson School of Management Hall of Fame Young Alumni Award. In 2014, Albuquerque Business First recognized her as one of its â€œTop 40 Under Fortyâ€ and in 2015 honored her as a â€œWoman of Influence.â€ Cristin holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of New Mexico Anderson School of Management and a JD from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law.