Henrico County has appointed Yvette D. George director of the Department of Human Resources, effective Monday, June 8.
George comes to Henrico from the Virginia Department of Transportation, where she has worked as human resources manager since April 2016. She will succeed Paula G. Reid in the position. Reid had led the county agency since 2011.
As director, George will head a department with 47 employees and a budget of more than $6.8 million for the 2020 fiscal year. The department is responsible for the county’s comprehensive personnel program, including employment and compensation management, benefits administration, employee development and organizational learning, fitness and wellness and health services.
Prior to her service with the Virginia Department of Transportation, George worked as a division chief and as interim deputy director of human resources for the City of Richmond. She previously served as the human resources manager for the ConnectCare project for the Bon Secours Health System in Marriottsville, Maryland and also held various human resources positions for Bon Secours in Richmond.
George earned a Bachelor of Science from Bluefield College and received a Master of Business Administration from Strayer University. She is a veteran of the U.S. Navy and holds the Professional in Human Resources certification.