ATCC, the world’s premier biological materials management and standards organization, today announced it has promoted Teri Sellars to the position of Vice President, Human Resources and Chief People Officer. In this role, Sellars will lead a team focused on continuing to create and drive innovation and employment initiatives to fuel ATCC’s growth objectives and to enhance the overall employee experience.
During her tenure with ATCC, Sellars has continued to lead the transformation of the HR department from a manual service organization to an effective automated self-service program based on a strong foundation of analytics. Her accomplishments over the past eight years include increasing ATCC’s employee count by 25%; introducing a new ATS (applicant tracking system) for Talent Acquisition; maximizing the HRIS; modernizing talent management and other processes, including performance management, rebuilding the ATCC Intern program, and reconstructing ATCC’s Total Rewards offerings.
Sellars joined ATCC in 2012 from Analytic Services, Inc. (ANSER), a non-profit corporation providing expertise to public sector clients in the arenas of national and homeland security. Prior to ANSER, Sellars served in HR leadership/business partner roles for small companies and for divisions of larger organizations, including Convergys Corporation, Freddie Mac, Wireless Facilities, Inc., and WCI Communities. Sellars has over twenty years of experience in transforming the HR function, mergers, acquisitions and integrations, and standing up HR departments.
Sellars holds her SPHR (Senior Professional in Human Resources certification) as well as her SHRM-SCP (Senior Certified Professional) and previously served on the Board of the Dulles SHRM Chapter. Sellars received her bachelor’s degree in French Business Studies from the University of Illinois at Chicago and completed a year of study at the University of Paris – La Sorbonne in Paris, France.
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