Kea Lauchu Named Deputy Director of Human Resources

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PUBLISHED 12/20/21

Kea Lauchu has been named Deputy Director of the City of Lawton’s Human Resources Department.

Lauchu has a 20-year background in human resources. She comes to the City of Lawton after serving as the HR Director for the Casinos of the Apache Tribe of Oklahoma. Prior to, she held the positions of HR Specialist within the HR Compact Fleet Naval Shipyard HR Office in Hawaii and for the Clinical Labs of Hawaii. Lauchu holds a bachelors and master’s degree in human resources management from DeVry University and Keller University, respectively. She received her certification in human resources management from the University of Phoenix.

“Human resources is my passion,” Lauchu said. “I’m looking forward to serving he employees of the City of Lawton and making sure that our community’s public servants are well provided for.”

Lauchu is proficient in various areas of human resources, including benefits management, recruitment, employer relations, family medical leave, payroll and training, and will oversee most of these areas as Deputy Director.

“We are beyond thrilled to have Kea join our team,” said Craig Akard, Human Resources Director. “Her vast experience in education and experience within human resources will greatly benefit our department and ultimately current and future employees of the City of Lawton.”

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