HR Mavericks

HR Maverick

Allison Velez

Allison Velez

Chief People Officer working in the healthcare industry for over 13 years. Focused on executive leadership, culture development, organization effectiveness, internal communications, and corporate social responsibility. Undergrad in business and masters degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology. For fun, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, yoga, travel, and exploring the great outdoors.

What words of advice and encouragement would you give to someone just starting out in HR?

Know yourself first, develop yourself, and grow your confidence. HR is "people work" and the first person you need to take care of is yourself.