Tiffany Cardwell


Principal - HR Advisory Services


Tiffany Cardwell is a Principal Advisor on MCM’s HR Advisory Services Team. She has more than 20 years of experience in domestic and global human resources within the banking, finance, food, beverage, healthcare, insurance and manufacturing industries. She lends her expertise to assist clients with acquisitions, diversity, equity& inclusion (DEI), employee engagement, leadership development, performance management, compensation, total rewards and workforce planning. Tiffany is an active community leader and serves on many civic and charitable boards and committees.

Education and Certifications
  • Northwestern University – Bachelor of Arts in English, minor in French
  • Loyola University – Master of Science in Global HR Management
  • CCP (Certified Compensation Professional) with World at Work
  • Certified SHRM-CP (Certified Professional) with SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management)
  • Certified PHR (Professional in HR) with HRCI (HR Certification Institute)
  • Integrated Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Awards and Recognition
  • Greater Louisville Panhellenic Association Outstanding Alumnae Award
  • Today’s Woman Magazine’s Most Admired, Community & Sisterhood
  • Business First “Enterprising Women” Recipient
  • Business First “Forty Under 40” and “20 People to Know in HR” Recipient
  • Kentucky HR Spirit Award for Excellence Recipient
  • Louisville Compensation Association’s “Above & Beyond Award” Recipient
  • Kentucky Chamber Workforce Center “Talent Pipeline Management Champion” & “Substance Use Taskforce”
  • GLI (Greater Louisville Inc.) “Talent Steering Committee and City Champs”
Professional and Community Associations
  • Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Kentucky SHRM State Council
  • Board Member, Programming Chair, Worksite Wellness Council of Louisville
  • Board Member, Kentucky Chamber Workforce
  • Admissions Council and Ambassador, Northwestern University Alumni
  • Regional Board Member, American Lung Association Kentucky
  • Executive Board, Strategic & Nominating Committee Member, Outreach Chair, Lincoln Heritage Council Boy Scouts
  • Chair, Kentucky Chamber Recovery Taskforce
  • MMA HR Roundtable Facilitator, 1si
Presentations and Publications
  • “The Art & Science of Market Pricing Positions,” HR Professionals Magazine
  • Panelist, Business First Forum on Workplace Flexibility
  • “Best Practices in International HR,” World Trade Center of Kentucky
  • “Just Ask – A Dialogue About Inclusion,” 37th Annual KYSHRM Conference
  • “Manufacturing Trends During a Global Pandemic,” 37th Annual KYSHRM Conference
  • “The Role of Culture in Today’s Rapidly Changing Environment,” Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Executives (KCCE)

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