Director of Human Resources
Hope Harris has served as a human resource business partner for more than 15 years, focusing on advising and supporting senior leadership on matters that include culture and engagement, performance management, organizational change, and employee relations.
Prior to coming to NACDD, Hope successfully supported and lead local as well as national teams while engaging in all aspects of business including finance, operations, and human resources. She won the 2018 SHRM Atlanta Impact Award winner for fostering company culture while creating organizational structure to support immense company growth.
Hope attended Georgia State University and obtained a bachelor’s degree in Managerial Sciences. She has completed HRCI certification courses at Emory University and attained a Senior Professional in Human Resources certificate (SPHR). She also completed Society for Human Resource Management certification courses at Georgia Institute of Technology and attained a Society for Human Resource Management-Certified Professional certificate (SHRM-CP).
Hope is an active member of SHRM National and SHRM Atlanta and volunteers for SHRM Atlanta and Junior Achievement BizTown-Atlanta.
She is a married mother of two and lives in Newnan, Ga. She is a lifelong learner who enjoys a great book in her downtime.