Category: Companies with fewer than 7,500 employees
Title: Director of Human Resources
Organization: NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston
Key HR Challenges: Helping NASA employees successfully transition from discontinued Space Shuttle program to other areas within NASA. Helping lead JSC's workforce planning efforts.
Key HR Accomplishments: Oversaw successful effort to assist 200 employees who lost their homes during Hurricane Ike, created Workforce Planning Office that oversees long-term staffing needs, established agency's first "Inclusion and Innovation Council" that benchmarked against highly respected private-sector employers.