Director of Human Resources
Work: (719) 884-6190
Garrett currently serves as the Human Resource Director at First Pres. Garrett’s primary functions as HR Director include human resource management, ensuring compliance with current federal and state laws, managing the health and welfare benefits, and serving as the primary point of contact for individuals interested in employment at First Pres. Garrett works to align innovative HR practices to the overall organizational mission as to best serve the First Pres staff. Garrett brings more than five years of HR experience to this role having served as the Director of Human Resources for Chick-fil-A in the Oklahoma City and Atlanta markets and an additional ten years of leadership experience as a Naval Officer serving at various bases including NAS Pensacola, NAS Whiting Field and NAS North Island. Garrett holds a BA in Political Science from the University of Colorado, Boulder and will be graduating with his Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs in December. Garrett became a member of First Pres in 2020 but started his personal relationship with Jesus Christ through First Pres’s “Grilled Cheese Tuesday” in 2007 as a student at Palmer high school. Garrett and his wife Elizabeth have been married for since 2017 and are currently expecting their first child. In his spare time, Garrett enjoys mountain biking, going to concerts and walking his dog Chip with Elizabeth and spending time with his family.