Meet our team.
Valentia is a human resources leader with more than 18 years of experience in developing organizational strategy and implementing process improvements, with a focus on two cornerstones of business: people and culture. Currently, Valentia is focused on organizational practices and strategy anchored by critical scholarship exploring anti-racist work and inclusive interventions and outcomes. She has in-depth knowledge of HR processes, including talent acquisition, retention, performance management, compensation, professional development, benefits administration, and federal and state employment laws and regulations. Valentia is a savvy professional and organizational architect, creating diversity and inclusion strategies that elevate performance, growth, and engagement and producing outcomes that support innovation, accountability, and authenticity of talent. Valentia’s experience ranges from start-ups to large established global organizations, including non-profits, not-for-profits (NFPO), government contracting, oil and gas, technology, and media organizations.
Valentia has an MBA from the Robert H. Smith School at the University of Maryland and is a doctoral candidate focused on human and organizational learning at George Washington University. She is also certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and Certified Diversity Professional (CDP) and has a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Workplace Certificate from the University of South Florida. Valentia is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and has held membership with several other organizations, including the Academy of Human Resource Development (AHRD), Academy of Management (AOM), Association of Talent Development (ATD), and the Society for Diversity.