Joining us today is Connia Nelson, Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer of Lifeway. Listen to hear the God inspired journey that brought her to Lifeway and the hope inspired story she wrote for Lifeway Women’s latest Advent study, Our Hope Has Come. Listen in!
In her current role at Lifeway as the chief human resources officer, Nelson is a transformational HR business leader and change agent, driving people strategy and key business objectives to deliver on cultural values and the overall mission.
Prior to joining Lifeway in 2016, Nelson worked for Verizon as senior vice president of Human Resources. Throughout her career, Nelson consistently created talent management strategies to acquire and retain top talent, increase the employer brand, optimize training-to-competency cycle time, enhance leadership diversity, deliver total rewards, accelerate employee engagement, and build a strong succession plan.
Nelson holds a bachelor’s degree from Indiana State University and a master’s degree in organization management from Dallas Baptist University. She and her husband, Darrell, have one daughter Adriel, who is married to Leroy, and two grandchildren.
Our Hope Has Come Advent study