Vanessa's professional career spans over 20 years of Financial and Human Resources experience. Fifteen years of this experience has been specific to DoD professional services in the Human Resources Department.
Vanessa joined IntegrITS in 2005, assisting the Chief Financial Officer with accounts payable, payroll, timekeeping and billing. In 2008, she began supporting the Human Resources Department and is now the Chief Human Resources Officer for IntegrITS. As Chief HR Officer, Vanessa oversees all Human Resources functions including recruitment, employee onboarding, development and implementation of company policies, benefits administration, 401(k) retirement administration and compliance, wage analysis, performance management, and HR legal compliance.
Vanessa earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration, with an emphasis in Financial Services, from San Diego State University. Additionally, she graduated with a Minor in Psychology of the Workplace. Vanessa also has a Professional Certificate of Completion in Human Resources Management from San Diego State University’s College of Extended Studies. She is an active member of the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM).
On a personal level, Vanessa is an active member of her church and serves on the leadership team where she and her husband oversee several small groups and two ministries. She teaches Financial Peace University by Dave Ramsey and serves as a coordinator for the organization. Vanessa is an avid runner and enjoys spending the weekend with her family on the soccer fields, orchestra concerts and exploring the beautiful city of San Diego.