Lolita has over 18 years of experience in Human Resources in various sectors including education, private sector, not for profit, manufacturing and telecom with an extensive background in employee/labour relations, learning and development, change management, and recruitment and compensation. Lolita’s strength is in the development of HR programs that enhance organizational capacity, performance, learning and leadership development. Lolita has lead many strategic initiatives during her career, a few of which include successfully hosting diversity symposiums, introducing formal engagement survey processes, leading strategic recruitment processes, the promotion and introduction of mental health training, strategic onboarding programmes, and many more, all of which have had great success and resulted in positive outcomes in the organizations she has worked for.
Throughout her career she has held senior positions including Director Human Resources and Chief Diversity Officer.
Lolita has a degree in Sociology from Trent University and a post graduate diploma in HR Management from Humber College. In addition, Lolita is a graduate of the Rotman School of Business in the area of Executive Leadership. Lolita holds a Certified Human Resources Leader designation and a certification from Queens University in the areas of Organizational Development, Change Management and Conflict Resolution.
Lolita is a member of the Human Resources Professionals Association and an Executive Member of the Programme Advisory Committee for Durham College. Lolita provides strategic direction to the Committee in the area of Human Resources. Lolita has been a part time instructor within the business school at Durham College teaching Principles of HR Management and Organizational Behaviour and was recognized as one of the top 10% instructors nationally.