Karen Burton

Senior Human Resources Manager, WellStone, Inc.


301 Sparkman Drive
Huntsville, AL 35899
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Karen E. Burton, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, is the Senior Human Resources Manager for WellStone, a non-profit that offers a wide range of mental health services, from children to older adults, with locations in Huntsville and Cullman. She has decades of HR and training experience, including HR generalist, position classification, recruitment, employee and labor relations, and HR management. Ms. Burton has taught supervisory, leadership, and human resource development courses.


  • A.S., Business and General Studies, Calhoun Community College
  • B.S., Management of Technology with a minor in Human Resource Management, Athens State University


  • Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)


  • SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP)
  • HRCI Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) Certification
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Workplace Certificate, USF Corporate Training and Professional Education
  • Human Resources
  • Personnel Management
  • Employee Relations
  • Recruiting
  • Organizational Development
  • Workforce Planning
  • Labor Relations