Category: Faces of HR

Faces of HR profiles members of the human resources community, sharing their personal experiences, successes, challenges, current practices, aspirations, and opinions on topics impacting the industry and its workforce.

Faces of HR: How One HR Pros Passion to Uplift Others Allows Him to Teach, Lead & Develop

Brian Anders got his start in the HR industry as a recruiter and personnel representative at FedEx. According to Anders, this role was his foundation in high-volume recruitment and placement, labor law, regulatory, compliance and employee relations. As his career progressed, he transitioned to the insurance industry, joining Liberty Mutual Insurance Company as an AVP […]

Faces of HR: Connecting the Dots in HR to Push Change Forward

Meet Laure Rudelle Arnaud, Chief People and Impact Officer at Sendinblue – a digital marketing platform dedicated to helping small businesses grow. We recently connected with Laure to discuss how she got her start in the industry, her biggest influences, best mistake, as well as her thoughts on what business leadership looks like now and […]

Faces of HR: How One HR Pro’s Strategic Approach to HR Helps Move the Needle Forward

Meet Valarie Arismendez, SVP of People at Hello Heart. The digital therapeutics company focuses exclusively on heart disease, partnering with employer organizations to provide a connected mobile app that works alongside an employer’s benefits ecosystem. The app’s technology uses AI, behavioral science, and personalized digital coaching to drive healthy lifestyle changes. In her role as […]

Faces of HR: Paola Martinez Talks Employee Engagement, Her Best Mistake, & More

Meet Paola Martinez, VP of People Operations at Jobsity, which helps companies scale their software development operations by connecting them with the top 3% of nearshore developers. As VP of People Operations, Martinez works to refine and enhance onboarding, employee branding, compensation analysis, talent management and culture. Martinez brings 15 years of HR experience to […]

Faces of HR: Richa Gupta on the Value of Technology + Empathy, People and Purpose

Welcome back to Faces of HR. The subject of our installment today is Richa Gupta, Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) at Globalization Partners, a company that helps organizations build a global team quickly and easily. As CHRO, Richa leads all facets of Globalization Partners’ global workforce, while playing a key strategic role in scaling the […]

Faces of HR: Dr. Steve Goldberg on the Value of Telehealth Engagement, Health Benefits, & More

Meet Dr. Steve Goldberg, VP, Chief Health Officer, Medical Affairs & Diagnostic Services at Quest Diagnostics, an organization that empowers people to take action to improve health outcomes. Dr. Goldberg not only has HR-related credentials, but also chairs the Quest safely working together committee.  How did you get your start in the field? I started […]

Faces of HR: Jeff Ostermann on His Best Mistake, Seizing the Moment, & Making a Positive Impact

Before Jeff Ostermann got his start in the HR industry, he held various finance and business leadership roles at Fortune 500 companies. Now with nearly three years of skin in the HR industry, Ostermann says stepping into a Chief People Officer role was a “natural evolution.” “Throughout my prior business career, I had always been […]

Faces of HR: Candace Smith on Reimagining HR, Strategic Partnerships & More

Candace Smith has been involved in the field of human resources (HR) for more than a decade. For our latest Faces of HR profile, we sat down with Candace to discuss how she got her start in the industry, her biggest influences, as well as what it takes to cultivate a successful employee experience. “I […]

Faces of HR: Jennifer Trzepacz Talks Keeping the ‘Human’ in HR, Her Best Mistake, and Reimagining the Workplace

Jennifer Trzepacz has more than 20 years of experience implementing operational and talent strategies at transformative, industry-leading companies. During her career, not only has Trzepacz held talent leadership positions at fast-growing technology companies, but she has also been an early adopter of HR technology, supporting many start-ups to build out their product offerings for mainstream […]

Faces of HR: Elena Valentine’s Interest in HR Storytelling Began as a Child

Elena Valentine’s passion for storytelling and film was ignited as a child. By the age of three, she knew that “make belief and pretend” what a place she could get lost in. Although others her age were playing with Barbie’s or pretending to be princesses, Elena imagined that she was a surgeon or another job […]