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Valerie Gill

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As the Acting Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary of Human Resources for HHS, Valerie serves as the Department’s Deputy Chief Human Capital Officer.  In this role she provides leadership to a broad array of human capital initiatives, ranging from HR operations to HHS human capital strategy development.  From November 2015 to September 2016, she was the Senior Advisor in the Assistant Secretary for Administration office where she led key Presidential Transition activities for HHS and provided advice and guidance on an array of ASA issues.  Prior to that, Valerie joined the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in April 2008 as the Director of the Client Services Division for the Office of Human Resources.  In this role, Valerie had stewardship responsibility for NIH’s Recruitment, Classification, Pay Setting, Delegated Examining, and Commissioned Corps support programs.  She transformed the HR function and provided leadership and direction to HR professionals that served as the first and primary point of contact for leadership, supervisors, and employees in the delivery of HR operational services.

Prior to joining NIH, Valerie spent 17 years in the Intelligence Community supporting the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency and the Central Intelligence Agency. She served in a variety of leadership positions and directed a broad range of Human Capital programs such as Recruitment, Policy Development, Employee Relations, HR Consulting, Employee Development, Organizational Development, and Workforce Planning.  Valerie holds an undergraduate degree in Business from Towson University and a Master’s degree in Human Resource Management from The George Washington University.