After working several years in the hospitality and staffing industries, Deirdre joined The Donohoe Companies in 1992 in Human Resources. She was quickly promoted, and has since managed the HR function for Donohoe’s construction, real estate, development and building services divisions. While the Company’s headcount doubled, Deirdre was able to increase employee satisfaction while purchasing and delivering HR services more efficiently. She was involved in assisting Donohoe Hospitality set up new benefits programs when it was created in 2005, and more recently has taken over responsibility for Donohoe Hospitality’s entire HR group. Her ability to balance employee morale with maximum bottom-line results has allowed Donohoe Hospitality to develop and maintain a talented workforce.
Deirdre holds a BA from Vassar College, and MBA from George Mason University, is a Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) and is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR). She also serves as a Board Member of Community Bridges.