Kim Catacutan

Human Resource Services

Kim Catacutan is a human resources consultant who specializes in classification, compensation, recruitment, and selection.

She approaches projects with a positive, collaborative attitude and uses data-driven methods to develop sound, strategic human resources recommendations. Her project management, communication, and organizational skills, combined with her attention to detail, allow her to efficiently and effectively complete projects and provide outstanding deliverables to MRG’s clients.

During her years as a human resource consultant for MRG and CPS HR Consulting, Kim has completed complex classification and compensation studies, executive recruitments, and organizational assessments for cities, counties, special districts, universities, and state departments.

Prior to being a consultant, Kim was as a human resource professional for the City of Sacramento and UC Davis. She also spent several years as a product manager at a social media background screening company where she managed a team of analysts and focused on workplace safety for their clients. Kim also has experience as an operations manager and board member for nonprofit organizations, which involved writing policies and procedures, improving processes, increasing revenue, and coordinating hundreds of volunteers and staff.

In addition to her experience in human resources, Kim earned a Master of Arts in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from California State University, Sacramento, which included a master’s thesis researching the relationship between test-score banding and job performance. She also holds a Bachelor of Science in Applied Developmental Psychology from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, and received a Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) certification from the Professional Background Screening Association.