As Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, Carolyn Frank provides direction to the company’s HR and Learning Management functions, executing strategic key initiatives focused on building capabilities within Guild’s workforce. This includes creating a strong HR foundation to effectively support the organization’s workforce strategy, driving competitive compensation and benefit initiatives, and leading a wildly successful corporate university training mode – Guild University. Her efforts have helped support the company’s rapid growth and in Guild being named a Best Places to Work organization in 2015 by the San Diego Union Tribune. Prior to Guild, Carolyn held progressively responsible HR positions at diverse industries such as Genoptix, Amylin, and Johnson Outdoors Inc. With almost 20 years of human resources experience, she has a strong background in employee relations, talent development and strategic relationship building. Her leadership style has always emphasized the benefits of building strong partnerships to understand the business challenges and opportunities in order to drive transformational programs and services.