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Charlene Collier is an Human Resources professional and Career Strategist with over 10-plus years of experience in various areas of human resources management, including employee relations, recruiting, talent management, change management and organizational development.
A native of Washington, D.C., Charlene received her Bachelors degree in Communications with a concentration in Public Relations from the University of Maryland, College Park and obtained a dual Masters degree (HR Management and Business Administration) from the University of Maryland University College. After deciding she was not ready to pursue a career in the Entertainment industry as a PR exec, she landed a job as a Benefits Specialist for a small Consulting firm, which started her career as an HR professional. Since then, she has held various HR roles in several industries, such as non-profit, entertainment, healthcare, and government contracting.
After working in various HR management positions in corporate America, Charlene realized that her passion of helping individuals learn the “tricks of the trade” in regards to how to navigate workplace culture and to be the entrepreneur of their own career. This desire to help others develop and attain their professional career goals is what led Charlene to become the Founder and President of Capitol Consulting Group , a consulting practice providing HR Consulting services, Career Development, and Professional Brand Development, to businesses and individuals, alike. Charlene’s expert knowledge of HR best practices as well as her candid commentary is what has made her a dynamic Career Strategist and Speaker.
In addition, she also serves as a Sr. HR Business Partner at Mercedes-Benz Research & Development North America and HR Instructor in the Business, Management, and Legal Programs Department at UCLA Extension.
Charlene currently resides in Los Angeles, California.