Hilton is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 15 world-class brands comprising more than 5,500 properties in 109 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company, Hilton earned the #2 spot on the 2018 world’s best workplaces list, and has welcomed more than 3 billion guests in its nearly 100 year history.
Board of Directors
As the Senior Vice President of Talent and Rewards, Laura oversees the entire Team Member life cycle: recruiting, learning & development, compensation, benefits, recognition, and diversity & inclusion programs, as well as all people analytics and strategy for Hilton Team Members around the globe. She’s been featured in the Huffington Post and Hispanic Executive for her role in creating an inclusive environment where all Team Members can Thrive@Hilton. Under Laura’s leadership, Hilton has rolled out industry-leading programs for its team members including Parental Leave, Adoption Assistance, and its signature “Go Hilton” Team Member Travel Program. Prior to Hilton, Laura worked for Capital One in various strategy and human resources roles, and McKinsey & Company. Laura holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Virginia, an M.S. in Structural Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin, and an M.B.A. from Columbia University. She lives in Arlington, VA with her husband Will and their two boys, Alex and Nico.
VP, HR Strategy and People Analytics
VP of Global Diversity and Inclusion
SVP and Commercial Director, EMEA, Hilton