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: 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 […]

Faces of HR: Antonio Bogi Talks Trust, Being Nimble & Meaningful Connection

Antonio Bogi prides himself on his ability to bring a unique blend of leadership, flexibility, and sense of humor to any situation in the workplace. After more than two decades in human resources (HR), Antonio has a track record of building, developing and inspiring business leadership and HR teams across multiple continents. He has also […]

Faces of HR: How One HR Pro’s Proactive Approach is Moving the Needle Forward in HR

Farzana Nayani has more than 20 years of experience in the DEI field, managing and directing programs, training and designing curriculum, offering thought leadership and organizational strategy. She is also an international keynote speaker, and business coach. Her company Farzana Nayani, Consulting & Training is a woman-owned business and minority-certified firm that specializes in diversity, […]