Kate Perry Jones
Vice President of Human Resources for Talent, Diversity and Inclusion and Global Systems, Global Tools and Storage (GTS) division, Stanley Black & Decker
Kate Perry Jones is the Vice President of Human Resources for Talent, Diversity and Inclusion and Global Systems at the Global Tools and Storage (GTS) division of Stanley Black & Decker. For 14 years, Kate has amassed a breadth of leadership experience in nearly every aspect of Human Resources from her time at Johnson & Johnson, Chevron Corporation and Stanley Black & Decker. Kate was part of the Chevron Human Resource Leadership Development program from 2006-2008, which gave her the opportunity to rotate through several HR roles and work aboard in South Africa. She joined Stanley Black & Decker in 2011 as the HR Manager for DEWALT.
In her current role, Kate champions global training and development, executive coaching, diversity and inclusion, US compensation and global human resources information systems (HRIS) across Global Tools & Storage. Kate is a certified Sherpa Executive Coach, a Senior Professional in Human Resources, Certified 360 Coach and an Eagle Award Excellence Winner. She is also a founding sponsor of GTS Diversity + Inclusion Board and the Women’s Leadership Program in 2015. Kate has a passion for coaching, diversity of thought, mentoring and innovation. Kate focuses her team on partnering with GTS leadership to deliver talent solutions for the GTS business. Kate resides in Baltimore Maryland, with her husband, Darrell, and their 2 daughters Leela and Mallorie and a baby boy Wesley. Kate is a New Jersey native, a huge NY Giants fan and her happy place is the beach- sun, sand and the ocean keep her Zen.