Kenetta Kay Jones, human resources director of the Rudolph Libbe Group, has been named HR Professional of 2019 by the Northwest Ohio Human Resources Association.

The award recognizes human resources professionals who have made a significant impact in their organizations and local communities in northwest Ohio.

Jones, a Sylvania resident with a 40-year career in human resources, joined the Rudolph Libbe Group in 1997. She holds a bachelor’s degree in human resource management from The University of Toledo and a Professional Human Resource Certification (PHR) from the HR Certification Institute and a Society of Human Resources Management SHRM-Certified Professional designation. She is a board member of FrontPath Health Coalition, a board director of Sun Federal Credit Union and a member of the University of Toledo Corporate Partners Program.