Julian Currie has been named as Olmsted County's newest director of human resources after serving three months in an interim role.

“I am excited about this opportunity to continue leading the Olmsted County Human Resources team and partnering with our executive management team as we continue to excel in our growing, diverse, dynamic community,” Currie said.

Currie is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse and has more than six years of experience working in HR leadership positions in both the private and public sectors. He holds certifications as a professional in human resources and is a certified professional by the Society for Human Resource Management.

Currie was initially hired by Olmsted County in February 2019 for the associate HR director position.

“Julian has quickly become a strong partner with all Olmsted County departments,” Olmsted County Administrator Heidi Welsch said. “High-quality staff are more important than ever for the county, and I believe Julian’s vision and track record will help us recruit and retain a highly skilled, talented and diverse workforce.

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