As vice president, human resources for Susan G. Komen®, Catherine Olivieri oversees the people-related programs and policies to connect and align business to people strategies throughout the organization. This includes talent acquisition, talent management, employee benefits, compensation, employee relations, succession planning and organizational development. She assures that Susan G. Komen complies with requirements of ERISA, EEO and all federal, state and local statutes in support of the world’s largest breast cancer organization.
Olivieri brings to Komen more than 25 years of experience in human resources and risk management, working for a variety of companies including manufacturing conglomerate RBH International, AON Consulting, Tia’s, Inc., Wyatt’s and Roma Corporation. Her experience in each of these capacities has always encompassed both risk management and human resources.
Prior to joining Komen, Olivieri held several positions of increasing responsibility at CEC Entertainment in Irving, Texas, ultimately earning the position of Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Risk Management.
Olivieri received her Bachelor of Science, Business Administration from Elmira College in New York. She also holds a Corporate Risk Management Certificate from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. She has earned her Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) designations.
Komen’s mission to end breast cancer is deeply personal to Olivieri, who lost her mother to breast cancer. She is married, has three children, and enjoys spending time outdoors. She and her family live in the Dallas area.