Anita Mercado

Vice President

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Areas of Expertise

Strategy

Aligns people strategy to business plans ensuring the right people are in the right seats at the right time for the right cost.

Culture

Helps companies retain valuable people and attract top candidates - advances HR and manager capabilities while scaling company culture.

Performance

Simplifies complex initiatives to maximize team performance - clarity of action yields productivity.


Experience

Partner & Program Lead, HR Transformation

VIKRITI Management Consulting

Vice President, Human Resources

Bridgewater Bank

Sr. Director, Human Resources

Bluestem Brands

Sr. Manager, Enterprise Learning

SUPERVALU, Inc.

Education

M Ed HR Development

University of Minnesota - College of Education & Human Development

BA, Political Science & Spanish

St. Olaf College

Certifications

Bridges Leadership Coaching Method Certificate (Sept. 2022)

Strategy-Culture Alignment Certification - WorkEffects (Oct. 2017)

Master Trainer - AchieveForum, A KornFerry Company (Feb. 2015)

Myers Briggs Type Instrument Certified Practitioner (Dec. 2012)

Industry Experience

  • Retail & Distribution
  • eCommerce & Technology
  • Banking & Financial Services
  • Utility - Energy
  • Functional Shared Services

Strengths

  • Communication
  • Strategic Project Management
  • Relationship Builder
  • Learner
  • Innovative
  • Developer

Favorite Success Stories

Shutterstock Erosion Company HR

Providing a blueprint for real-time construction project profit improvement

Industrials

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Shutterstock Kindeva

HR transaction services help launch an international drug delivery company

Healthcare

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