Executive Vice President and Chief Personnel Officer
Betty Thompson, an Executive Vice President with Booz Allen Hamilton, serves as the firm’s Chief Personnel Officer. In this executive role, Betty is a member of the firm’s Leadership Team, comprised of the firm’s most senior partners who set the organization’s strategic direction.
Betty joined Booz Allen in 2008, bringing more than 20 years of experience directing human capital strategy and human resource functions for large corporations. As the head of People Services at Booz Allen, Betty’s role is essential to ensuring a world-class employment experience for our staff and best-in-class talent to solve our clients’ evolving needs.
In addition to leading the day-to-day HR functions that serve our 25,000-person firm, Betty is a driving force behind the firm’s People Strategy. Designed to enable Booz Allen’s key business imperatives, the People Strategy focuses on workforce planning, talent management, critical skills and expertise, and employee engagement.
Prior to joining Booz Allen, Betty most recently served as Vice President of Human Resources for Fannie Mae, where she was responsible for all aspects of human resources management and operations. She led company-wide organizational redesign and staffing efforts as well as initiatives to improve productivity and reduce costs. Betty was responsible for developing the company's people strategy to increase the performance, utilization, and engagement of Fannie Mae's workforce. Prior to her long career at Fannie Mae, she also held several human resource leadership roles with IBM, after holding key line positions in marketing and customer service operations.
Betty holds a Master of Science degree in Human Resources and Personnel Management from American University in Washington, D.C.
profile updated July 2015