Director Talent Acquisition
Olga comes to USI with 20 years of progressive experience and successful track record supporting high growth organizations of all sizes, including public, private, and nonprofit sectors, and encompassing academic, real estate, retail, and consumer packaged goods industries. Her most recent experience was leading Talent Function at Melissa & Doug (premier children’s toy company), Blue Buffalo (pet food), and General Mills. Olga has deep knowledge and expertise across all areas of Human Resources, but her passion and emphasis have always been Talent Acquisition, Talent/Employer Branding and Talent Management. She is results-oriented, both tactical and strategic leader with proven ability to grow and support businesses by building successful talent strategies, transforming processes and implementing best practices to align with overall business objectives. She has been consistently recognized as an expert in identifying, attracting, developing, and retaining “hard-to-hire” top talent in most competitive markets.