Bilingual Human Resource Executive
Born in Barranquilla, Colombia, Diana Santamaria, received her Bachelor of Science degree from Iona College. Diana was also a member of the Armed Forces (Army) and served in Stuttgart Germany for a period 3 years in Communications & Personnel.
Diana is a Certified Human Resource Professional, NY Notary and also a certified facilitator with DDI (Development Dimensions International).
She is a highly qualified human resources leader, bringing 15+ years’ experience in leading overall Human Resource/Operations.
She is a analytical and accomplished professional with substantial experience in managing all facets of HR, including HR strategy, human capital management, corporate/employment law, business transformation, change management, relationship building, talent acquisition, and employee relations to a global organization with a total employee base of 25,000.
Throughout her career she has established a reputation as a transformation leader who is driven by challenges, undeterred by obstacles, and committed to furthering standards of excellence. She has proven success in hiring quality staff, ensuring proper orientation and training, increasing efficiency, and obtaining maximum output.
She is an expert at improving employee engagement, developing robust HR strategies, mentoring leadership teams, building professional relationships with stakeholders, and implementing talent management processes. She is skilled in formulating partnerships across the HR function delivering value-added service to management and employees that reflects the business objectives of the organization.
While others take pride in meeting all standards set before them, Diana has a passion for delivering service that goes beyond organizational expectations, creating a win-win scenario for everyone involved!