Serilda Summers-McGee | Judge

February 5, 2017 · by admin · 2017 Gala, Featured, Stars

SerildaSerilda Summers-McGee, Human Resources and Workforce Development Director for the Portland Development Commission, leads comprehensive human resources management and oversees all workforce development priorities in alignment with the commission’s strategic goals. Ms. Summers-McGee held previous roles as the human resources director for the Oregon Department of Education and as talent planning manager at Kaiser Permanente Northwest. She was the first executive director for Partners in Diversity, where she worked with human resources departments at companies throughout the region on strategies to recruit and retain executives of color. She has more than 10 years of experience in government, higher education, and corporate environments with experience across a broad range of HR practices.

Ms. Summers-McGee received a Bachelor of Science degree from Grand Valley State University, a Master of Arts in Student Affairs Administration from Ball State University, and a Master of Business Administration from Willamette University. She is a board member of Meals on Wheels Oregon, Stand for Children, and Willamette University’s Atkinson Business School. In 2014 she received the Portland Business Journal’s Forty Under Forty award for professional excellence, leadership and community commitment. In 2016 Serilda publish a book titled: Change the Workgame: Building and Sustaining a Diverse Workforce, where she coaches professionals on ways to recruit and retain a diverse workforce.

Her husband, Charles McGee, was a competitor in PCRI’s 2014 Dancing with the Stars gala and she’s excited to see this year’s contestants perform.

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