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 has led nonprofit HR departments including stints with Special Olympics International and the Defenders of Wildlife. Her expertise includes 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 holds both Professional of Human Resources (PHR) and SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) certifications.