NICC Alumni, Anthony Warrior has been a student, chef, extension assistant, and more with NICC. Warrior steps into a new role as Interim Human Resources Director while finishing up his bachelor's degree at Wayne State College. In addition, Warrior also received recognition from The Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian for his pumpkin blue corn bread, compote, and sweet corn ice cream recipes. You can find the recipes directly in the 2020 article, "Seven Native American Chefs Share Thanksgiving Recipes". 

How did you come to be with NICC in your current position?
AW: After graduation I continued onto Wayne State College, during my junior year, I realized that NICC invested in me and I Felt that I could invest in The colleges development in the Human Resources area. Once the HR position came open, I made the decision to put my 20 year experience in corporate to use. President Oltrogge along with the EC felt I would be a great fit.

Can you share more about your new role and what you'll be focusing on?
AW: Human Resources is more than just tracking a businesses human capital, the position also requires that the entity stays in alignment with its Mission and goals. My goals and efforts will be focused on ensuring that NICC as a family and community are provided structure, support, and cultural value.

What are you most excited about with your new position?
AW: Well, if anyone knows me I like to talk!! This position allows me to meet and empower our dedicated staff on a daily basis, its also wonderful to see when something you say or do influences another to strive to be better. That’s investment in human resources!!