Zielke brings more than two decades of Human Resources experience to Genfare


Elk Grove Village, Ill. – April 3, 2019 – Genfare, a leader in fare collection solutions for transit agencies of all sizes, announces the hiring of its new Human Resources Manager, Ken Zielke.

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Ken is a seasoned Human Resources professional with more than 20 years of experience in the human resources field. His background includes HR leadership with Clifton Larson Allen, Nalco Water, NanoInk, and Fresenius Medical Care.

Ken is a true HR generalist with a broad scope of knowledge and experience. He has demonstrated his ability to apply creative solutions to everyday problems ranging from recognition programs to organization design.

“I am thrilled to be joining the Genfare team. This organization has a tremendous reputation and culture,” said Ken Zielke. “I look forward to being a part of bringing this organization to the next level and making a positive impact.”

Ken holds a Master’s Degree in Human Resources from Benedictine University.  Additionally, he also has his Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Valparaiso University. Ken holds several certifications including a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) as well as a SHRM-CP certification from the Society for Human Resource Management.

“Ken’s background is outstanding and we are thrilled to see what he brings to our team. I am confident he is an excellent match for this role and I’m excited to work together to elevate our organization, develop talent and strengthen our company culture,” says Eric Kaled, Genfare’s President.

Please join us in congratulating Ken and wishing him much success in his new role.

About Genfare

Genfare’s rich history dates back to the design of the very first registering farebox, which completely transformed fare collection for public transit. Since then, Genfare has applied the power of innovation, hard work, and experience to solving today’s transit troubles and preventing tomorrow’s. Decades of experience uniquely position us to manage all aspects of fare collection, from authorizing payments to securing revenue and analyzing data. It’s only because we understand the continuously evolving needs of transit and the marketplace that we’re able to deliver comprehensive and precise solutions. Visit us at https://www.genfare.com and follow us on LinkedIn: Genfare.

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