Constructing a Culture of Engagement

Betty Thompson, a Senior 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 the 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. Betty holds a Master of Science degree in Human Resources and Personnel Management from American University in Washington, D.C.

Recorded on April 3, 2012 at the 11th Annual Best Practices Summit on Employee Engagement, Giving and Volunteerism. Learn more at