L.H. is an HR executive with 20 years of progressively responsible experience in both non-profit and for-profit environments. Her expertise includes executive level management, strategic program management, training and employee development, resource and budget forecasting, organizational development and employee relations as well as infrastructure cohesion and technology improvements. L.H. joined a national education nonprofit in 2016 as corporate HR Director, where she is leading HR technology as well as flexible work initiatives so that the organization can attract the nation’s top thought leaders and advocates. From 2012-2016, L.H. was VP of Talent Development and Management for the New American Foundation (200 employees; offices in DC and 5 states). She led the effort to re-brand its HR department to focus on talent development and management. She also converted the department from manual processing to a web-based model and implemented a new HRIS, streamlining processes and creating organizational agility. During her time there, her department opened and integrated three state offices and recruited and on-boarded an additional 100 employees. Her prior HR experience includes HR Director at HealthStream, Benefits Manager at Holy Cross Hospital, and HR Manager at Veridyne. She has a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification.