VP of Talent
As VP, Talent, Charlene is responsible for all facets of Talent including: talent acquisition, talent development, performance management & workforce planning. Prior to joining Shields, Charlene spent the last 15+ years as the head of talent for various domestic and global organizations. Most recently, Charlene was the Sr. Director, Talent for Unidine, a division of Compass Group NA, the 6th largest employer in the world. In that role, she also had responsibility for Diversity & Inclusion recruitment strategy across all Compass sectors.
Charlene earned her Bachelor of Science degree in General Business Management from Bridgewater State College. In addition, she has completed various leadership development certifications including coaching for greater effectiveness & 360 coaching. She is a member of the New England Human Resources Association (NEHRA).