St. Louis’ S.M. Wilson names chief human resources officer

St. Louis-based S. M. Wilson & Co. has promoted Rebecca Cornatzer to chief human resources officer.

Cornatzer joined S. M. Wilson in 2017. In just more than two years, she has led strategic human resources initiatives related to personnel policy, professional development and talent and performance management. In her role as chief human resources officer, Cornatzer will continue to have ultimate responsibility for all aspects of the company’s Human Resources Department functions.

Conatzer will also be involved in long-range planning and monitoring business performance and risk management with a focus on developing and executing human resources initiatives in support of the company’s strategic direction.

Cornatzer sits on the company’s Employee Engagement Committee, Planning Committee and ESOP Committee. Outside of S. M. Wilson, she serves as a Board Member and Past President of the Board of Directors for Aim High St. Louis. Cornatzer is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management, a Certified Administrator of the Institute for Work Attitude and Motivation and holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and a master’s degree in education from the University of Missouri-Saint Louis.