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Debbie Pollock-Berry

Chief Human Resources Officer
Save the Children

Debbie Pollock-Berry is Vice President, Human Resources, Chief Human Resources Officer for Save the Children. In this position she oversees talent acquisition, total rewards, performance management, benefits, diversity and inclusion, training and development and implementation of human resources policies and strategies. Prior to joining Save the Children, she served as Chief People Officer and Senior Vice President of Federal Realty Investment Trust. She oversaw recruitment, total rewards, benefits, human resources management systems, performance management, training and development, and facilities. Ms. Pollock-Berry served as Senior Vice President of Human Resources at XO Communications, LLC from August 2011 to July 2015. Ms. Pollock-Berry served as Chief People Officer for the North American Energy Alliance (NAEA)/Elements Power, where she focused on understanding and responding to employee concerns, as well as developing and retaining key talent, implementing leadership succession planning and strategic programs to poise it for growth. Prior to NAEA, she spent nearly seven years with AOL in a variety of positions and served as its Vice President of Global Human Resources. Having fostered her career in companies such as Verizon, PSINet, and Qwest Communications. Ms. Pollock-Berry has a wealth of knowledge of the communications industry. She is a LEADVA 2012 alumna. Ms. Pollock-Berry received the 2014 Smart CEO’s Executive Management Award and was named one of Savoy Magazine's Top Influential Women in Corporate America in 2012 and 2014. She served as a Governing Body Chair for the Washington DC HR Leadership Summit and served on the Executive Advisory Council for the NAAAHR. She is also served on the Board of Directors for LEADVA. Mrs. Pollock-Berry also served on the Smart CEO's 2015 Executive Management Selection Committee. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Francis Marion University in Florence, South Carolina; and has also successfully completed a variety of professional leadership development programs including the "Strategic Leadership for Women Program" at the Simmons School of Management.

Debbie Pollock-Berry