Kimberly Kafafian - Founder

Kimberly Kafafian has over 20 years of corporate and small business HR experience with a strong focus on the design and implementation of best-in-class human capital management programs. Kimberly founded, oversees, manages, and directs the HR practices for MHRO. Prior to founding Monarch, Kimberly held numerous HR positions in large, multinational and Fortune 500 companies including Footaction, WebMD, AOL and USA Today. Kimberly has developed a seasoned approach to implementing company-wide compensation structures and sales compensation programs, operational HR planning, workplace conduct and investigations, performance management, and optimizing employee engagement. Kimberly has redesigned core business operations, driven change management initiatives, coached and developed senior executives, and handled HR due diligence and integration activities for company acquisitions.

Kimberly is responsible for ensuring Monarch delivers the highest quality of services to their clients. Be it a large multi-disciplinary medical practice, an emerging media company or a large, nationwide hospitality group, Monarch Consulting HR’s goal is to develop HR programs that support the internal goals and business objectives of their clients. Monarch works in collaboration and co-ventureships with niche and specialized consulting groups in order to bring their clients a wide scope of solutions and resources.


Kimberly is an avid hockey mom that lives in Northern New Jersey with her husband, two sons and their yellow Lab, Magnolia. She believes in volunteerism and actively gives back to her community; she is an Executive Board member of the Glen Rock Guild, a CCD teacher, and a Board member for her local Society For Human Resources (SHRM) Chapter, as well as a volunteer for the Garden State Council SHRM. She is also the founding member of the Women in Business Consortium of Northern New Jersey. 


"Always be a little kinder than necessary." - J.M. Barrie

Monarch Consulting HR eliminated the headache of staffing​ for our growing Wellness Center. Kimberly developed a strategy to provide us a talent pipeline, so that we are always prepared for the twists and turns that small business ownership can throw your way.  ​Most importantly, Kimberly has saved us time and has allowed us to shift our focus back to patient care.​ Monarch Consulting not only offers your business an HR service but a valued partnership.

Clifton, NJ

​Kimberly is a very professional and helpful consultant. She handles the recruitment process in a manner that makes you feel at ease, helping you to prepare thoroughly for interviews, giving career advice and always answering any questions about the recruitment process. Kimberly’s work goes way beyond the signing of the contract, her after hire support and follow-ups make her unique. She was a pleasure to work with throughout the recruitment process and provided excellent advice and help on all levels. I highly recommend Kimberly for recruitment services.

M.S., employee placed through Monarch Consulting HR

Rochelle Park, NJ

I would like to give a shout out to Kimberly Kafafian founder/ owner of Monarch Consulting HR for helping Rock Road Jewelry hire part time help during the holiday season. Kimberly was great to work with, very patient and she understood the needs of my small business accurately. Monarch helped us to efficiently get through the busy show time, helping us hire a very good candidate who was great to work with and understood our business ethic. If you are looking for ANY kind of HR related services for your business make sure to keep Kimberly in mind.

Glen Rock, New Jersey

Kimberly is highly skilled and well versed in all aspects of Human Resources. With over 20 years of in the industry, she brings her expertise, knowledge, and experience forward to help her clients achieve their goals. I highly recommend Kimberly.

Wyckoff, New Jersey

Kimberly is great to work with; she is very attentive and responsive to your needs, and very well versed in labor laws.

S.K., CEO at Balanced Soul Bodyworkers, LLC

Montvale, New Jersey

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