Kip Hollister opened Hollister Staffing 30 years ago and has grown the company into one of New England’s premier woman-owned recruiting firms. As a 2012 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award winner and national finalist, Kip attributes Hollister’s success to the trust and integrity that characterizes the leadership of her organization. Kip’s passion to create a business culture that thrives, led to the launch of Hollister Institute. The Institute supports individuals and teams through customized programing designed to enhance productivity by building unified and energized work environments.
Kip has developed a series of programs that deliver insight on themes which include but are not limited to: Communication and Conflict Resolution, Managing Stress Through Mindfulness, Networking and Your Personal Brand, Recruiting and Retaining “A” players, The Art of Feedback and series of Leadership workshops focused on helping leaders inspire and nurture a growth environment for themselves and their teams.
As a certified Leadership Coach, Kip has developed programs which couple leadership development and management training with executive coaching. This approach has proven to be effective for long term sustainability necessary for lasting organizational change.
Her passion, commitment and leadership in the Boston community has raised the bar around the importance of community and corporate social responsibility. In addition to offering mindfulness workshops for high school students, Kip has served on numerous Boards including: The Workforce Investment Board, The Workforce Development Committee of Massachusetts, Advisory boards of the YMCA Training Inc., Cristo Rey, Everybody Wins, and the Alliance for Business Leaders.
Kip holds the following certifications:
- The Michael Shankin Arch of Leadership Mentoring and Leadership Certification
- The John Maxwell Leadership and Coaching Certification
- The Deepak Chopra Meditation Instructor Certification
She resides in Dover, MA with her husband, 4 children and 2 labs.