Mr. Franky Hamilton, HR VP, Toyota, 5/17/2014
Listen to Franky Hamilton: May 17, 2014
Franky is currently the Manager of HR/Safety/Medical Management and Health Services at Toyota Motor Mfg, Texas, Inc (TMMTX). In this newly appointed role in March, Franky’s HR role consists of Exempt Team Member Relations, Investigations, Team Members Services, and On Site Suppliers Relations. Franky is also responsible for Plant Safety & Medical Management and the Toyota Family Health Center.
Franky originally joined Toyota at the Alabama start up in 2002 as the HR/Safety/Environmental Manager. In 2006, he accepted the position of Manager of Team Members Relations at Toyota’s Manufacturing Headquarters in Erlanger, Kentucky. In 2008, he was assigned the position of Manager of Human Resources of Toyota’s TABC facility in Long Beach, Calif. In 2012, he was assigned the position of Project Manager of Safety and Health at TMMTX.
During this period he was reassigned temporarily to the Toyota Facility in Blue Springs, Mississippi as Manager of HR/Safety and Health. In 2013, he accepted the position of Manager of Human Resources at TMMTX and in March 2014 he assumed his current role.
Franky was born in the small East Texas town of Hemphill. Being the son of a Navy enlisted man, he traveled most of his early years mainly up and down the west coast of the US. His family finally settled down in San Diego, Calif. where he finished all of his primary education.
Franky holds a Bachelors’ degree in Business with an emphasis in HR. He also has been a Certified Senior Professional in Human Resources since 2001