Angelica Vaquera, SHRM-SCP
CO-CREATE | CO-DEVELOP | DELIVER
A Houston-based firm of CPAs and professional advisors co-developing solutions with our clients at every stage of the business life cycle.
Angelica Vaquera is a senior manager on the PKF Texas Human Capital Support team. She handles the planning, implementation and evaluation of employee relations and human resources policies, programs and practices. Her areas of focus include performance management, training and development, Human Resource Management System (HRMS), benefits and compliance.
- Professional Services
SHRM-SCP, Society of Human Resource Management-Senior Certified Professional
Pannell Kerr Forster of Texas, P.C., Houston, TX
Human Capital Senior Manager, 2018 - Present
Human Capital Manager, 2011 – 2018
HR Coordinator, 2008 – 2011
HR Administrative Assistant, 2006 – 2008
Gillman-Rose, Houston, TX
Office Manager, 2001 - 2006
Calvary Theological Seminary, Lake Charles, LA
Bachelor of Arts – Theology
Cornerstone University, Lake Charles, LA
Master of Arts - Christian Counseling
- Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM)
- HR Houston
- Human Capital Institute (HCI)
What energizes you about your job?
As a human capital professional, I can have a profoundly positive impact on team members just by fulfilling my duties. The daily duties of my career make team members' welfare and happiness a matter of professional responsibility.
What energizes you about working at PKF Texas?
I'm in a unique position to be on the front lines of team members' problem-solving. It's really gratifying to help an employee with their health insurance while also providing guidance with performance improvement.
Why are you passionate about serving this niche?
Being in human capital provides a rewarding opportunity to not just to improve the firm, but also the individual team members I work alongside.
Where are you from?
What's your favorite sport to follow?
I enjoy watching American Ninja Warrior, because people volunteer and complete with themselves and others to a meet a series of rigorous obstacles. What other way to motivate yourself!
Who was/is the most influential person in your life?
My mother. I have no idea how she could have possibly raised me and my four brothers with all the many obstacles she faced.
What is your most-prized possession?
What’s something cool we don’t know about you?
I have a passion for astronomy and stargazing.