Hillary Ferguson joined the Government Services Cluster in 2009, as the Chief, Management Operations, where her responsibilities include; all management and administrative support functions for the ACFO, including internal control reviews and business process re-engineering. Her tenure with the OCFO began in 2006 as a Human Resources Specialist, in the Office of Management Administration.
Hillary has over 15 years of experience in human resources management. She started her career, as an Independent Consultant and HR Manager for a special events planning company for Tommy Hilfiger, in New York City. She also has served as the HR Manager in the executive office, for Bon Secours Health System, the nation’s largest non-profit healthcare organization, where she was instrumental in redesigning the organization’s diversity initiatives at the corporate level. Hillary has served as part of a strategic change management team for the Home Depot Corporation; and as the HR Manager for RR Donnelly Financial, where her primary responsibilities included managing the Executive Leadership Program.
Hillary earned a dual degree in Sociology and Anthropology from Spelman College, in Atlanta, Georgia. She received a Master of Science degree in Human Resources and Industrial Relations from West Virginia University, School of Business and Economics. She holds an International Business Certificate as part of her graduate studies, through the Consortium Institute of Management and Business Analysis (CIMBA), Venice, Italy.
She is an active member of Society Human Resources Management (SHRM) and received the distinguished designation of Senior Professional Human Resources (SPHR) in 2008.