Wide Prairie HR, LLC


Putting People First While Maintaining Business Excellence.

Russ Curry, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Russ Curry is a results-oriented business leader with over 28 years of human resource experience in manufacturing, technology, retail, health care and transportation/logistics. His experience ranges from small start-ups to publicly traded Fortune 500 companies at the vice president/executive level.

Russ is a leader in strategic planning and execution, talent development, performance measurement, hiring and retention, employment law, change management, employee engagement, diversity and inclusion and manager/supervisor training.

  • Member of the Society for Human Resource Management (2001-Present)

  • Served as President of the Iowa Senior Human Resources Association (2012-2013)

  • SPHR, SHRM-SCP, and Diversity and Inclusion certifications

Russ also provides services in partnership with Kirkwood Community College, Indian Hills Community College, Iowa State University (CIRAS), North Iowa Area Community College, and Northeast Iowa Community College. 

Russ has volunteered or provided mentoring to the following organizations:

  • Corridor Latino Community Council

  • Elevate Iowa (Advanced Manufacturing)

  • Greater Quad Cities Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

  • University of Iowa Pomerantz Career Center

  • American Red Cross (Hurricane Harvey & Marshalltown Tornados)

Wide Prairie HR, LLC is a minority-owned Iowa Certified Targeted Small Business

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Contact Russ to see how your company or organization can put people first while maintaining business excellence.