Wendy Lara, BBA, PHR

Wendy Lara is the Manager of Human Resources. Wendy works with the President/CEO providing guidance and leadership to Child Development Institute personnel. Wendy possesses over a decade of human resources and organizational development experience. Wendy’s expertise include; workforce planning, recruiting, performance management, employee relations, benefits compensation, compliance issues and Human Resources Information Systems (“HRIS”). In addition, Wendy is also the Volunteer Coordinator providing recruitment, training, meaningful work, guidance and appreciation events. Wendy earned her Bachelor of Business Administration and Human Resources Management from the American InterContinental University.

Wendy believes that training, education and opportunities for advancement contribute to employee satisfaction and organizational effectiveness. Wendy believes that if an organization can strengthen its internal capacity, it can better serve the community and those in need. Wendy is committed and dedicated to the mission of the Child Development Institute by supporting relationships with employees and volunteers. Wendy is a Certified Professional in Human Resources (PHR) and is member of the Society for Human Resources Management.