Rebecca Waits, Chief People Officer at SierraConstellation Partners, has over 20 years of experience in talent management, culture and engagement and training/development, as well as a vast knowledge of executive-level planning in overall employee experiences. Rebecca focuses on culture, talent development and driving employee engagement. She possesses an innate ability to translate complexities and uncertainties of the ever-changing work environment into actionable insights and innovative opportunities for high growth companies and their people.
As Chief People Officer she is focused on building a world-class culture by successfully implementing strategic and innovative people solutions. Rebecca also supports business growth and transformation through developing programs to secure retention, diversity and inclusion, professional development and training, management and leadership coaching, employee relations and compliance.
Prior to SCP, Rebecca has held various, progressive HR and leadership positions within professional services companies (PR, digital marketing and Big 5 consulting firms) which has given her the opportunity to understand different industries and sectors. Most recently Rebecca was the Chief People & Culture Officer at PMK-BNC where she oversaw the employee experience, leading all agency best practices and programs.
Additionally, Rebecca thrives on being a mentor to other women. Formerly, she was Chair of the Los Angeles Chapter of the Interpublic Group Women’s Leadership Network which is an empowered IPG-wide organization that promotes the advancement, retention and recruitment of women. In 2017, Rebecca was on Los Angeles Business Journal’s Women of Influence list and one of Century City’s Women of Achievement.
Rebecca is originally from Georgia where she studied art at Reinhardt College. When she isn’t traveling and experiencing different cultures, she enjoys giving back to the community through volunteering and pro bono work at various non-profit organizations in and around Los Angeles.