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Blake Mills | Photographed by MANICPROJECT

Blake Mills | HR Achievement Awards 2024

Blake Mills | Photographed by MANICPROJECT
Blake Mills | Photographed by MANICPROJECT

Human Resources Manager | R1 RCM

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Was there a pivotal moment in your life that brought you into your field?

Early in my working career, I had someone close to me experience a horrible work-related situation. I saw how they tried to navigate the resources they were given but ultimately were left alone without support. I realized we needed better resources for employees and started my journey into HR with a goal to be the best I could be.

What is a moment from your career that had a particular impact on you?

I’ve had the opportunity to work with wonderful managers who have taken a personal interest in my success and become lifelong mentors. I can think through each of them and name what I learned and gained from working under their expertise. They share this award with me as contributors to my success.

Savannah Beth Withers Taylor is the assistant editor of Utah Business and a graduate of the editing and publishing program at Brigham Young University. Beth has written content about travel, academics, and mental health for Stowaway magazine, BYU College of Humanities and United Way. She enjoys traveling, reading, eating, and mercilessly defeating loved ones in anything competitive.