Dionne leads the Human Resources (HR) team and manages our enterprise HR strategy, governance, and operating mechanisms, while supporting Innovation’s mission through talent solutions. She brings over 19 years of progressive human resource experience with a wide range of healthcare, retail drugstore, technology, and professional placement firms.
Prior to joining Innovation, Dionne led her own firm, Transform HR Consulting, where she created and implemented innovative strategic talent solutions with senior executives in both non-profit and for-profit organizations.
Previously, she served as human resources chief of staff at Baxalta Incorporated where she was led a broad range of strategic initiatives impacting the global HR function including HR strategy formation/operating model, oversight of HR program management office (PMO), and leading HR transformation. Dionne has also led human resources organizations at Blue Cross Blue Shield, Walgreens, Time Warner Cable, SBC, and Manpower.
Dionne holds a bachelor of arts degree in political science from the University of Wisconsin Whitewater and a masters degree in public administration with an emphasis in human resources from the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee. She is also a certified development dimensions international trainer, an executive coach, and has a coaching certification from Inside Out Development.
Dionne’s past board memberships include Tempo Racine, North Branch Works of Chicago, and the Milwaukee Center of Independence. She was an adjunct Human Resource professor at Bryant and Stratton in Milwaukee, WI, a guest panelist for the Chicago Compensation Association, and a speaker at the Black Data Processing Associates quarterly meetings.