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Joanne Simon-Walters is a dynamic speaker, author, and human resources professional.
Joanne brings 20 years of progressive management experience in multiple industries-including education, information technology, and financial services-to each of her professional endeavors. Currently, she works in an HR leadership role for a healthcare consulting company in the Caribbean. Joanne has earned a master of business administration with a concentration in technology management and a bachelor of business administration with a concentration in finance. Joanne is a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR), SHRM-Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP), and a trained paralegal specializing in employment law. In addition, Joanne is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management.
Joanne has delivered a TEDxSaintThomas talk—"The Role of Transformational Leadership in Eliminating Workplace Bullying"—and has co-authored three HR certification preparation manuals published by McGraw-Hill Education.
When Joanne is not working, she is spending time with her husband and nine and five-year-old children on her favorite Caribbean beaches in her birthplace of St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands and the native country of her parents, Antigua, West Indies.