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Executive Vice President, Chief Personnel Officer
Booz Allen Hamilton
|Betty Thompson, a Senior Vice President with Booz Allen Hamilton based in McLean, Virginia, joined the firm in 2008 to lead the internal People Services team. With more than 20 years of experience directing human capital strategy and executing key human resource functions for large corporations, Betty’s role is critical to ensure a worldclass employment experience for Booz Allen staff.In addition to day-to-day leadership of People Services functions including recruiting, total rewards, human resources management, learning and development, and diversity, Betty is a driving force behind the firm’s People Strategy Initiative. This initiative comprehensively supports talent management, systems, and career development for a rapidly growing workforce that regularly earns Booz Allen industry recognition as a “best place to work.”
Prior to joining Booz Allen, Betty most recently served as Vice President of Human Resources for Fannie Mae, where she was responsible for all aspects of human resources management and operations. She led company-wide organization redesign and staffing efforts as well as initiatives to improve productivity and reduce costs. Betty was responsible for developing the company’s people strategy to increase the performance, utilization, and engagement of Fannie Mae’s workforce. Prior to her long career at Fannie Mae, she also held several human resource leadership roles with IBM, after holding key line positions in marketing and customer service operations.
Betty holds a Master of Science degree in Human Resources and Personnel Management from American University in Washington, D.C.