Megan Carpenter, MS, SPHR, serves as a trusted thought partner for nonprofit leaders in their development, execution and evaluation of people-related programs, policies and initiatives. A formally trained mediator, Megan understands conflict and can coach individuals and teams to build trust, communicate effectively and drive for solutions. Megan also has strengths in writing complex policy, implementing HR systems, streamlining processes and workflows, and using data to inform decision making.
Megan’s over 13 years of experience in HR have primarily been in the nonprofit sector, and she has led successful HR teams with workforces in California and in unionized environments. Previously, Megan served as HR Director for both N Street Village, D.C.’s largest provider of services for homeless and low income women, and the Council of Better Business Bureaus (BBB), the umbrella organization for all BBBs in North America.
Megan holds a bachelor’s degree in Conflict Resolution and a master’s degree in International Relations with a focus in Intercultural Communication. She is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) through the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI), and holds certificates in Data Analysis through General Assembly and People Analytics through the Academy to Innovate HR (AIHR). Megan is also a Society for Human Resource Management Foundation Veteran Ambassador, working to create gainful employment opportunities for veterans and military spouses.
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