Director of Human Resources
Valerie is responsible for leading the development, direction, and execution of the Human Resources function for a number of Portman Companies – Portman Holdings, John Portman and Associates, Portman Management Company and Atlanta Decorative Arts Center. Throughout her career, Valerie has been responsible for developing solid human resources programs in rapidly growing companies. She has more than 15 years of Human Resources experience, having held several senior leadership and business partner positions with TriMont Real Estate Advisors, Cypress Communications and Charles Schwab. Valerie earned a Bachelor of Science in Public and Urban Affairs with a concentration in Human Resources from Georgia State University. She holds the Professional in Human Resources (PHR) designation from the Human Resources Certification Institute.