Theresa A. Tavernier, MBA, SHRM-SCP

Chief Human Resources Officer

Theresa Tavernier serves as the Chief Human Resources Officer for ECRI. She joined the organization in 2018, with over twenty years of experience as a human resource (HR) leader. She oversees HR, including Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) at ECRI.

Tavernier has held executive HR leadership roles across numerous industries, including finance, banking, technology, professional services, higher education, and retail. Her background is broad-based, and she has deep experience in the full complement of HR functions within public, private, global, and startup organizations.

Tavernier has extensive management and leadership experience in business settings ranging from startup to divestiture, and she has played integral roles in successful mergers and acquisitions. Her hands-on experience leading HR and change management initiatives includes driving employee engagement during times of change, workforce planning and development, and process re-engineering. She has built and managed HR teams on a regional, national, and global basis, and has successfully developed and implemented HR strategies to align with and strengthen operations.

Tavernier earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Penn State University and earned her MBA from Temple University. In addition, she is certified as a senior professional in Human Resources (SHRM-SCP). Tavernier is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and serves as a Director on the Board for the Southeastern Pennsylvania SHRM chapter.