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Rodney Whitmore – Great Minds

Est. reading time: 4 mins

The breadth of Rodney Whitmore’s career in HR extends from soft drinks to software. For more than 30 years, Whitmore has led HR teams regionally and nationally at companies such as Kroger, PepsiCo and The Economist Group, the publishers of CQ Roll Call. He’s helped businesses evolve and transform in response to  globalization. He’s negotiated […]

Mohsine “Mo” Gdid – Greater Omaha Packing Company

Est. reading time: 4 mins

It’s a tight labor market in the Heartland as in much of the country. No matter, Greater Omaha Packing Company has been on a hiring spree with the U.S. Department of Agriculture watching.   Last summer the federal agency granted this meat packer $20 million toward its $100 million investment in capital projects that will allow […]

Troy Heflin – Volvo Financial Services

Est. reading time: 4 mins

Embrace change and don’t fear vulnerability. Those words may not fully summarize Troy Heflin’s career in human resources, but they have been at the forefront of his work at Volvo Financial Services over the past eight years. Heflin, the senior vice president of people and culture at VFS, is helping leadership and employees thrive as […]

Emre Altun – Harmony Public Schools

Est. reading time: 5 mins

Texas schools are facing a significant teacher shortage, with educators leaving the profession in droves and 77 percent of those who remain saying they’re considering changing careers, according to the Houston Chronicle. Headlines like these are what keep Emre Altun up at night. As chief human resources officer at Harmony Public Schools, a Houston-based charter […]

Fausto Alfonso Yáñez Siller – British American Tobacco

Est. reading time: 4 mins

There being a nine-hour difference in the time zones of Mexico and Qatar, it made for inconvenient viewing for some of the most avid followers of the recent FIFA World Cup. During other years, many of the workers at British American Tobacco’s operations in Mexico would have gathered in cantinas or private homes to watch […]

Jane Fontaine – Digital Federal Credit Union

Est. reading time: 4 mins

There was a time when EVP stood for executive vice president, but it’s been taking on a secondary meaning in the business world. The term “employee value proposition” is gaining popularity and for good reason. For there’s corporate competition for talent. Young people adept in infotech and cybersecurity can practically write their own ticket. Also […]

Marguerite Eastwood – U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Est. reading time: 4 mins

Competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits packages and an office near America’s most famous address may not be enough to recruit and retain top talent at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. No, employees also want a strong workplace culture, says Marguerite Eastwood, and that’s what she’s developing as the organization’s chief human resources officer. “I was brought […]

Rochelle Noone – Stanford Medicine Partners

Est. reading time: 4 mins

Growing up in Memphis Tennessee, Rochelle Noone became acutely aware of prejudice and racial injustice, especially following the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. What she saw—and experienced—remained with Noone as she grew and took on leadership roles in human resources at companies including Telecare Corp. and Planned Parenthood Mar Monte in the San […]

Angela Antrim – Payroc

Est. reading time: 5 mins

With 125,000 global clients and an annual business volume of $65 billion in transactions, Payroc has provided payment processing services for almost 20 years. Yet despite that size and influence, and despite having acquired 14 other payment processing companies, it didn’t have a dedicated HR leader— Chief Operating Officer Matt Austin previously had the role […]

Amanda Bailey – Boston University

Est. reading time: 4 mins

It’s not just Boston University, Amanda Bailey says of her most recent workplace. It’s literally Boston’s university, a renowned private research university—and one of Boston’s biggest employers to boot. Combine its 10,000-plus workforce with approximately 34,000 students and the total is more than what nearby Fenway Park could seat. So, it’s a formidable task Bailey undertook […]

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