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: Lorraine Ortiz on Helping People Realize Their ‘Why’

Lorraine Ortiz has nearly 25 years of HR professional and executive coach experience in nonprofit, corporate, health care, and higher education. Throughout her impressive career, Ortiz has held several executive roles, including Vice President of HR at Riley Children’s Health, Director of HR—Retail Division at Goodwill Industries of Central and Southern Indiana, and Vice President […]

Faces of HR: Eryn Marshall on Prioritizing Humanity, Building Teams & Enabling Managers

Meet Eryn Marshall, Senior Director of Global Recruiting at Oyster – an employment platform dedicated to creating a more equal world by making it possible for companies everywhere to hire people anywhere. We recently connected with Eryn to discuss how she got her start in the industry, her biggest influences, best mistake, as well as the […]

Faces of HR: Don Robertson on Building an Ecosystem of Connectivity, Culture & Talent

Before Don Robertson segued into HR, he launched and spent half his career in accounting, finance, and sales. If you ask him, he’s just a “businessperson that happens to be in HR.” Nearly 38 years later, Robertson’s “strong fundamental business and finance background” laid the foundation for his impressive career as an HR executive. Robertson […]

Faces of HR: Susan Lowe Talks Being Courageous & Creating Safe Spaces

Like many of the HR professionals we feature in this column, Susan Lowe didn’t always work in HR. She started her career in people management and loved the people part so much – particularly coaching and developing people – she segued into HR. “I am driven to make a difference, and whilst leadership enables this, […]

Faces of HR Feature: AI’s Impact on HR

HR Technology Week is well underway here at HR Daily Advisor and it doesn’t stop with this week’s Faces column. Technology is driving the HR market right now, allowing HR professionals and organizations to work smarter, faster, and more efficiently than ever before. From cloud-based HR management systems to machine learning and data analytics, HR […]

Best of Faces of HR – Tech Edition

The World of Work is changing in a myriad of ways and the HR industry is no exception. Over the past few years, we’ve witnessed a wave of innovative HR tech that have reshaped HR management. From securing HR data with blockchain technology to immersive learning with virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR), to […]

Faces of HR: Cris Grossmann on Being an Agent of Change, the Cost of Inaction & Pushing Boundaries

Cris Grossmann’s passion for frontline workers was ignited during his childhood growing up in Mexico City. On summer afternoons, he’d visit both of his grandfathers who worked in factories and each one taught him valuable lessons. On one hand, Grossmann learned how to produce paints and color and, on the other, he learned how a […]

Faces of HR: NerdWallet’s CPO on Building From a Blank Canvas & Unleashing Full Potential

If you’re an avid reader of our Faces column (of course you are!), you know that majority of the professionals we profile never considered a career in HR until they stumbled into one and discovered their passion. Our guest for this week, however, is an example of someone who made a “conscious shift” to the […]

Faces of HR: Ayishah Williams on Agility, Hiring Hole & Humanity

Ayishah Williams has more than 20 years of strategic HR, consulting, and business operations experience. Throughout her impressive career, Williams has done everything from developing teams to building and implementing HR best practices at startups – all in the belief that a holistic approach to HR can create measurable and lasting organizational change. Currently, she […]

Faces of HR: Francisco Martinez-Garcia Talks Authenticity, Data & Representation

Francisco Martinez-Garcia has served in the HR industry for more than two decades. He spent 16 years at Colgate Palmolive working in benefits and compensation and, in 2019, was tapped as Head of Global Compensation at Moody’s Corporation – a global integrated risk assessment firm that empowers individuals and organizations to make better decisions. Four […]