Director of Human Resources
Arlington, VA 22202
As Human Resources Director, Ms. Royal is a savvy professional and organizational architect, creating strategies that elevate performance, growth, and engagement, producing outcomes that support innovation and authenticity of talent. With her focus on People & Culture, Valentia is a genuine organizational influencer with a talent for developing relatable and useful organizational practice. With over 12 years of HR leadership experience Valentia’s work ranges from start-ups to large established global organizations and includes over 7 years in the gov con space. She continues to work to build a bridge between scholarship and practice while creating and supporting award winning culture and fostering people and organizational excellence. Valentia is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and Certified Diversity Professional (CDP).
Ms. Royal holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Old Dominion University in Business Management, a Master’s of Business Administration from The Robert H. Smith School at the University of Maryland College Park, and is a Doctoral Candidate in the HOL (Human & Organizational Learning) ELP (Executive Leadership Program),) at George Washington University, working on her dissertation exploring media, identity, and performance.