May 17, 2016
McDonald Named Vice President of Human ResourcesVeteran talent management executive Nichole McDonald will join Colonial Williamsburg as vice president of human resources June 1, President and CEO Mitchell B. Reiss announced Tuesday.
“Colonial Williamsburg’s unparalleled team of talented, dedicated employees has always been its greatest asset,” said President and CEO Mitchell B. Reiss. “Nichole brings with her a remarkable record of leadership and innovation in talent acquisition, development and retention. I’m confident she will help further strengthen the Foundation both as a cultural institution and as an economic engine for our region.”
McDonald has over 20 years’ experience in senior human resources management. Most recently she served as an executive consultant with The HR Source in Landover, Maryland, where she led change-management initiatives for medium and large organizations in areas including organizational structure, human resources audits and policy creation. Previously she worked as senior vice president of human resources for Laureate Education in Baltimore.
McDonald earned her Master of Science degree in human resources management from Walden University in Minnesota and her Bachelor of Arts degree in human resources from the University of Maryland, College Park.