The disruptions of the past two years presented human resources executives with extraordinary challenges.
HR executives had to navigate a new office environment. They managed corporate culture with staff working remotely. The administration of benefits and ever- changing policies had to be observed. Recruiting and onboarding presented new challenges with the falling unemployment rate. The new normal has become the norm. These 72 HR leaders show they have what it takes to navigate the
METHODOLOGY: The honorees did not pay to be included. Their profiles were drawn from nomination materials submitted. This list is not comprehensive. It includes only executives for whom nominations were submitted and accepted after an editorial review. The Distinguished Leaders are serving in a senior leadership role and demonstrate an impact on the Orange County community.