Senior Vice President, Training and Human Resources
Employing over 30 years’ experience, Human Resources SVP Dr. Phyllis Wright provides strategic direction for HR and training including VRM University’s courses, certifications, and leadership development. She holds a Ph.D. in Leadership Studies and, as an accomplished author, produced graduate work that is one of ProQuest’s most accessed dissertations and theses.
Dr. Wright leads VRM’s HR department and is responsible for all major HR functions, including talent acquisition, employee relations, benefits administration, and organization development. She also advises the senior leadership team on effective HR programs and improves the overall efficiency in the HR department.
Prior to joining VRM, Dr. Wright was the Principal Consultant on a Children’s Medical Center and Time Warner engagement. Before that, Dr. Wright was VP of Human Resources with primary responsibility for Talent and Organization Development at Baylor Health Care System. She successfully led a team of 11 HR members responsible for the design and implementation of organizational development solutions that engaged, developed, and retained talent.
Dr. Wright holds an MBA in Business Management from the University of Dallas, an MS in Management and Administrative Science with an emphasis in Organization Development and Change Management from the University of Texas Dallas, and a Ph.D. in Leadership Studies from Dallas Baptist University.