BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Hector J. Velez
Chief Operating Officer, Vector Talent Resources
Hector, a recognized thought leader in the field of human capital, provides the leadership, management and vision necessary to ensure that Vector Talent Resources has the proper operational controls, administrative/reporting procedures, and people systems in place to effectively grow the company and ensure financial strength and operating efficiency. He accomplishes this through a respectful, collaborative, constructive and energetic style, guided by the objectives of the company.
He is co-founder of HireStrategy, the top ranked staffing firm in the mid-Atlantic region, successfully acquired by The Addison Group in 2014. At HireStrategy, Hector led and participated in the successful design and build of leadership teams for some of the most visionary organizations in the region.
Hector was recently appointed to the Board of Directors for ServiceSource, Inc., a $200 million nonprofit organization with a mission to deliver exceptional services to individuals with disabilities through innovative and valued employment, training, habilitation, housing and support services.
Hector serves on the Board of The Skillsource Group, Inc. (former Chairman), and the Board of Virginia Career Works - Northern, a team of private and public sector partners who share a common goal of promoting the economic prosperity and long-term growth of Northern Virginia. He also serves as President, on the Board of the HR Leadership Forum, the mid-Atlantic’s region largest association of HR executives.
Hector has been recognized as a leader in corporate responsibility initiatives and policies resulting in being honored at the HR Leadership Awards for two consecutive years. He is also a long-standing member of the Society for Human Resource Management.
Hector is a sought-after speaker in the areas of true leadership, diversity, equity, career management, talent acquisition and retention. He also dedicates a significant amount of time and energy to associations and trade groups that want to help their members in the areas of career management.