Stacia Familo-Hopek, PhD, Vice President of Talent Management at First Data Corporation in Atlanta, Georgia, has more than 20 years of experience as an internal and external consultant. Stacia received her doctorate in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the University of South Florida in Tampa. She joined First Data in 2012 to develop talent management strategies and programs. Prior to joining First Data she held roles at NCR Corporation in Duluth, Georgia as the Director of Talent Management, UPS as an Organizational Development Manager and Personnel Decisions International (PDI) as a consultant in Atlanta, Georgia. Stacia is an active member of the American Psychological Association and the Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology. She is also a former Executive Board Member of The Empty Stocking Fund.
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