Margo Vickers, Chief External Relations Officer

​Margo Vickers leads the Government Relations and SHRM Foundation functions as Chief, External Relations Officer. Prior to this role, she served as Interim Senior Vice President for Communications & External Affairs. She also held the positions of Chief of Staff in the Office of the CEO and Director of Financial Management and Administrative services. Margo began working at SHRM in December 2008.

Prior to joining SHRM, Margo was employed at Howard University where she served in senior financial management positions with responsibility for strategy, bond portfolio, board of trustees committee relations and several auxiliary enterprises.  

Before Howard, Margo was employed by the Government of the District of Columbia in several management capacities and she also worked as a consultant with an environmental research firm.

Margo is a graduate of Purchase College in N.Y. with a Bachelor's degree in economics.  She earned a Master's degree in economics from the University of Maryland and she also studied international affairs at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University.

She has served as an officer on the boards of civic and community organizations and public private partnerships.  

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