William Blair, a global boutique investment manager, has named Amber Kennelly as the firm’s chief human resources officer.

Kennelly joins the firm with over 20 years of experience managing all aspects of human resources. Before joining William Blair, she most recently served as CHRO of HUB International and led the firm’s core HR strategies, programs and processes for over 15,000 employees.

“I am thrilled to join William Blair, a firm whose reputation for delivering impeccable client service is well-known throughout the financial services industry,” says Kennelly. “I look forward to collaborating with the senior leadership team and individuals across the firm to expand William Blair’s innovative solutions that encourage employee passion, wellness, and engagement.”