Susan Waugh, Executive Director of Human Resources, has more than 25 years of experience as a leader in human resources, with strong functional expertise in talent acquisition, operational efficiency, organizational design, training and development. Characterized as a passionate, hands-on leader, Susan excels at delivering HR practices that create strategic value and focus on improved work processes, employee engagement, and deliver a purposeful impact to drive business performance improvements.
Prior to joining the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences, Susan worked for Laureate Education, Inc. for more than 10 years as the Executive Director of Global Talent Acquisition and later serving the Executive Director of HR Resources for Laureate Design Universities. In this capacity, she led a globally-dispersed human resources team that aligned the HR and business strategy across multiple institutions in the Laureate network.
Susan is an active member of Society of Human Resource Managers (SHRM) and demonstrates her commitment to civic duty through her work on behalf of the Baltimore City Public School system as the former chair of the PENCIL committee and efforts within her local community.
B.S. in Business Administration, University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA