Gloria is a senior human resources advisor to C-suite leaders in the life sciences, banking and retail industries.. She was most recently the Senior Director, Diversity and Talent/HR Business Partner for AstraZeneca Pharmaceutical’s North America Commercial Business Unit. Gloria also has substantial not-for-profit Board experience.

With over 20 years of leadership experience, Gloria advises and shares insights on human resource strategy, HR/business transformation, mergers and acquisitions, talent management, leadership development and diversity and inclusion.

Gloria has held key positions, including: Senior Director of Human Resources, Diversity and Talent with AstraZeneca., Director of Human Resources, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Regional HR Manager, Borders Group, Inc.

As a member of the senior leadership teams, Gloria participated in the development of global IT transformations including managing the HR process for a large global outsourcing transformation which impacted over 900 employees in 26 countries. She led the HR work streams integrating the Amylin Pharmaceuticals commercial organization into Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY) and served in a newly created role of the Head of Human Resources for the Diabetes Alliance with AstraZeneca (AZ). At BMY, anfd through her own transition to AZ, she managed the HR transition/intgegration of 2,000 BMY commercial employees through the $3.4B sale to AstraZeneca.

Gloria has assumed multiple leadership roles within the national and local chapters of the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) including serving as the Immediate Past President, of the Philadelphia Chapter of SHRM. She currently serves as the Chairman of the Board for USO for Pennsylvania and Southern New Jersey (Liberty USO), following several years of service as a Board Member, Gala Chair and Volunteer.

Gloria’s professional credentials include Global and Senior Professional in Human Resources Certifications (GPHR and SPHR), the SHRM-SCP certification, as well as both a Masters and Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Resources Management from Widener University and Wilmington Universities respectively.