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Helena Thompson

Sr. Director, Team Enablement

In her role, Helena drives the strategy and processes related to building and retaining a team of high-performing professionals. She oversees all human resources and people functions at IHA. Those responsibilities include developing and implementing programs, processes, systems, and tools to build and enhance individual skills and organizational capabilities in support of IHA’s strategic objectives. Helena works to foster and maintain a diplomatic, compassionate, and brave organizational culture that reflects IHA’s values of candor, collaboration, and impact.

With more than 20 years of human resources leadership experience, Helena has overseen human resources operations across the technology, retail, public relations, manufacturing, and healthcare industries. Coaching and mentorship are among Helena’s professional interests and she is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management.

Helena holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Kaplan University.

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