Kim Wylam

Kim Wylam

Managing Principal

+1 (570) 319 3701

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Kim Wylam is the managing principal of the human capital (resources) consulting practice. Over her career, Kim has developed a breadth of experience in all aspects of human capital including recruitment, retention, compensation, benefits, workforce planning, HR operations and compliance. Specializing in HR strategy and development, Kim works with clients representing all industries, including internationally.

Kim has also developed an extensive portfolio of thought leadership, with published articles appearing in the PA Business Journal, HR Executive Magazine, Weight Watchers Magazine, HR Technology and several other periodicals on a wide range of human capital topics and trends.

Kim is also a frequent contributor to the HFMA group, providing content on healthcare related HR issues.

Prior to founding Vantagen and joining Baker Tilly, Kim served as vice president for NatWest Bank (now Bank of America) in the HR services division. Within this role, she coordinated HRIS, payroll, compensation and employee benefits for more than 25,000 employees in the U.S. and abroad.

  • Assists clients in the development, implementation and execution of numerous HR strategic initiatives
  • Certified Employee Benefits Specialist
  • Has managed employee benefit plans representing a $200 million budget
  • Has worked with clients to identify specific compensation and benefit needs in order to develop effective retention and recruitment strategies; experienced in 280G and 409A compensation compliance
  • Provides perspective from over 20 years of consulting experience in a variety of industries, including not-for-profit and public sector clients
  • International HR professional specializing in new market setup, compliance and compensation
  • Has developed effective executive compensation strategies and succession planning projects
  • Not-for-profit expertise (higher education, healthcare, community)
  • Merger and acquisition strategy as it relates to HR
  • Multistate compliance knowledge on all HR matters
  • National Society for Human Resource Management
  • World at Work
  • Employee Benefits Institute of America
  • International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans
  • International RES Forum Member
  • Ellevate Executive Member (formerly 85 Broads)
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute – Employment Law Segment
  • Named Top 25 Women in Business by Northeastern PA Business Journal
  • Frequent Speaker PA Chamber of Commerce
  • HR Executive Magazine content contributor
  • Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) speaker and content contributor
  • Women’s Resource Center, Scranton, Pennsylvania, board of directors’ treasurer, HR Committee Chair
  • Family Business Alliance at Wilkes University, board member
  • Broadway Theatre League of NEPA, board of directors’ treasurer (past)
  • Scranton Preparatory School Parents Club, treasurer (past)


Williamsport, PA


Bachelor of Science in business administration
University of Scranton

Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) Management Certification