Who Knew?!
5 Fun Facts About Kathleen


If you could be a character from a TV show, movie or book, who would you most want to be?

Murphy Brown (she’s my idol!)


Who is the most famous person you have ever met?

Oprah Winfrey


What is your hidden talent?

I am really an artist at heart


What’s the one thing you love to do at work?

DJ and dance during our 4:30 dance parties


If you had a theme song, what would it be?

(Jessie J)

Kathleen Fergus-Hepburn

SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Senior Recruiter


Kathleen is a Senior Recruiter for The Steely Group, and has been providing Human Resources and Recruiting solutions to a wide range of organizations for over 20 years. Her areas of expertise include talent sourcing and acquisition, HR planning, employee relations, and performance management.


She is credited with developing strategic partnerships to quickly identify and recruit talent; leading corporate initiatives to grow revenues and reduce expenditures; and creating effective programs to train, retain and reward employees.


Prior to joining The Steely Group, Kathleen held senior level HR and recruiting positions at The Bradford Group/Hammacher Schlemmer, A.C. Nielsen, Preferred Meal Systems, James Hotel Chicago/Lenox Suites Hotel, and Pitney Bowes, among others.


Kathleen earned her Senior Professional in Human Resource Management (SPHR) certification from the Society for Human Resource Management in 2013. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Illinois State University, and a Master of Arts in Educational Studies from Concordia University Chicago.


Contact Kathleen: khepburn@thesteelygroup.com | Direct: 630.716.6524


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