Meja Petchel, PHR, SHRM-CP, GPHR
HR Business Partner
Direct: 202.503.3806

Meja Petchel is a dedicated human resources professional with nearly 20 years of experience in both domestic and global, nonprofit and for-profit environments. For the last 10 years, she led nonprofit HR departments including stints with Special Olympics International and the Defenders of Wildlife. Her expertise lies in benefits, policy, compensation, employee relations, training and recruitment. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a minor in Business Management from North Carolina State University. She currently holds both Professional of Human Resources (PHR) and SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) certifications, as well as her Global Professional in HR (GPHR) certification.