Lisa Connell, Executive Director of HRPS

Lisa Connell, Executive Director of HRPS

​Lisa Connell is executive director of HR People + Strategy (HRPS), the executive network and affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). As the premier professional organization focused on the intersection of people and strategy, HRPS comprises a ground-breaking network of influential, strategically focused HR executives and innovative HRM professionals representing the world's most prominent organizations. Connell serves the role of HRPS's chief executive officer with accountability for executing organizational strategy and providing executive leadership for HRPS staff and operations.

Before being named executive director, Connell was the vice president for education at SHRM, supporting HR competencies and proficiencies from entry-level to senior professionals. She has nearly 20 years of association management experience, initially joining SHRM in its finance department and continuing with positions of increasing responsibility in SHRM's marketing and professional development divisions.

Connell holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business management from Virginia Tech.


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