Valerie Norton leads the global people function to achieve the strategic plan and implement transformation initiatives for Habitat for Humanity International (HFHI). She supports the staff and work of nearly 1,200 US Habitat affiliates and 60+ Habitat-affiliated countries. Prior to joining HFHI, Valerie held global senior leadership roles in talent management and organizational development for Fortune 100 and midsized companies, including BellSouth (AT&T), ING, Merck, New York Life, Broadridge Financial Solutions, and QBE Insurance. She is a frequent public speaker on talent management, diversity, engagement, communication and organizational change. Valerie holds an MBA in international business.