People & Performance Leader, North America

Elsa Phillips

Elsa Phillips is a human resources management professional with over twenty years of experience in commercial, manufacturing, and university sectors. She has had progressively responsible managerial roles in HR, including, development of policies and procedures, management training and development, team building, and recruitment; as well as employee relations, organizational change, conflict resolution, and coaching/motivation.

Elsa Phillips graduated from Coahuila State University in Torreon, Mexico, with a B.A.A. in Human Resources Management. She is a long-time member of the national and local Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM), for which she has served on the board of directors for more than fifteen years. In 2015 she completed her Human Resources certifications SHRM-CP and PHR. Also, she has served as a volunteer for the local United Way in various capacities, with the last six years being on the board of directors.

Elsa enjoys traveling around the Mid-Atlantic region and the rest of the United States and learning about its diversity of peoples and cultures. She takes time from her busy schedule to ride her bicycle in scenic Frederick County and has recently begun with an interest in painting.