Beth brings over 30 years of global human resources experience to The Leader’s Edge/Leaders By Design. She is a high-impact HR professional specializing in acquisitions, due diligence, integration, people assessment and development, with strong global expertise and the ability to link HR strategy to the business strategy.
Most recently, Beth served as the Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer for the AmeriHealth Caritas Family of Companies where she created the company’s first robust human resources strategy with emphasis on talent, change leadership, engagement, culture and process improvement.
Prior to that, Beth was the Executive Vice President of Human Resources and Chief Human Resources Officer at the XL Group, a leading property/casualty insurer headquartered in Dublin, Ireland. Beth worked on establishing a coalition of leadership to help drive change at XL and strategized with the Board to design a long-term plan for emphasis on performance relative to peers.
Additionally, Beth has held positions at: Liz Claiborne in New York as Executive Vice President of Human Resources and Chief Human Resources Officer where she restructured benefit plans and the HR function to save over $7 million; and Lincoln Financial Group as Senior Vice President of Corporate Human Resources where she redesigned the strategic human resources model to harmonize policies, developed talent management strategies and succession planning and performance management across the corporate enterprise.
Beth spent the majority of her early career at General Electric Corporation. She completed GE’s prestigious human resources management training program and rose up through the HR ranks. During her time at GE, Beth had the opportunity to be trained as one of the first 40 executive assessors for Jack Welch and was part of the team that developed the first 360° process used at the company.
Beth is certified in several assessment tools including the Hogan Assessment Series and the ViaEdge tool used for determining the learning agility of executives.
Beth has been active in serving on the boards of community service organizations. She is currently on the board of the Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House, and served on the board of the Support Center for Child Advocates in Philadelphia and chaired the Human Resources Committee. Beth raises funds for various national causes including breast cancer research.
Beth holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of North Carolina and a Master’s in Labor and Industrial Relations from the University of Cincinnati. She resides in Meadowbrook, PA with her family.