Chief Human Resources Officer, Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority
Zaira is currently Chief Human Resources Officer at the CRVA. She has a diverse 20 year career in human resources where she has successfully created and implemented solutions in many aspects of HR and Talent Management. She is especially adept in organizational structure and design, strategy development and alignment, compensation and benefits, succession planning, leadership development, and employee engagement. She has passion for maximizing and impacting the organization’s success through strong human capital and collaboration practices.
Prior to CRVA she worked for the global re-insurance company SCOR, where she served as Vice President of Human Resources. There, she led all facets of the North America (US, Canada and Latin America) division including talent acquisition, talent management, employee retention, employee relations, onboarding, training and development, and compensation. She’s held equal roles over the years with other Charlotte-based companies including the major commercial construction firm Balfour Beatty and The Charlotte Observer. Originally from Puerto Rico, she is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.