Maura Stevenson joined MedVet as Chief Human Resources Officer in 2017. In this role, she oversees all aspects of the Employee Experience, including talent management, compensation and benefits, leadership and employee development, and organizational development.
Prior to joining MedVet, Maura served as Vice President of Talent Management at The Wendy’s Company, accountable for key human resources processes, including talent acquisition, leadership development, training design, employee engagement, succession planning, performance management, and diversity & inclusion. Before Wendy’s, she was Vice President of Human Resources at Starbucks, leading human resource generalist responsibilities for several corporate functions, including marketing, store development, consumer products, finance, human resources, public affairs, and legal/corporate affairs. During her tenure with Starbucks, Maura also held several positions focused on leading organizational development. Areas under her management included succession and performance management processes, as well as the company’s corporate-wide climate survey. Preceding her nine years with Starbucks, Maura held several positions of increasing scope and complexity with Merrill Lynch, American Re-Insurance, and The Hartford.
Her recent honor include receiving the 2019 Columbus Smart 50 Award, which recognizes the top executives of the 50 smartest companies in the Central Ohio region for their ability to effectively build and lead successful organizations, and being named an HRO Today 2021 CHRO Leader of Distinction.
When outside of the office, Maura enjoys traveling, singing, and spending time with her husband, daughter, and May, a small mixed-breed rescue dog.
Bachelor of Arts: Amherst College, Amherst, Massachusetts
Master of Arts: The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
PhD: The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio