Leda Favor has over 30 years experience in Human Resources as a generalist with expertise in the areas of training, labor relations, recruitment, employee counseling, career planning/compensation administration, organizational development and international Human Resources. Her managerial experience expands to both union and non-unionized settings. She possesses a Bachelors degree in Psychology/Economics from Goucher College, and a Masters degree in Labor and Industrial Relations from the University of Illinois. She is currently the Founder, Owner and Principal Consultant for Creative HR Solutions, LLC.
She has achieved progressive positions of excellence gained from within a wide range of Fortune 50 companies such as Raytheon, Mobil Oil, Allied Signal, General Cable Company, and Siemens Corporation. Over the past 10 years, she has provided HR leadership to national and global-based accountabilities in countries such as Germany, focusing on competency assessment, career development and delegation assignments. During her tenure with Siemens, she was appointed HR leadership for the CEO and the US based Corporate office of Siemens AG based in Washington, DC.
She has maintained her strong religious affiliation with the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church through her life, and is currently serving a leadership role as chairperson of the local Social Action committee. Other affiliations include the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM), Society of Occupational Heath Psychology, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc, and the Conference Board.
Leda is most proud of her professional certifications from the Society of Human Resource Management’s Certification Institute. She possesses both the PHR (Professional in Human Resources), GPHR (Global Human Resources Professional) and SHRM-SCP (Senior Certified Professional). She was recently honored in a press release from the 35th anniversary of the Certification Institute as one of three HR professionals, out of the 115,000 person organization, to hold certifications since 1985. She has successfully maintained consistent certification over the 31 years. Other awards include Manchester Who’s Who Registry and International Who’s Who of Professionals.
Leda and her husband, Kevin PhD., spend their vacation time traveling to locations in China, Spain, Mexico, and the Caribbean. They are the parents of one son, Trevor, graduate of Purdue University with a Masters in Mechanical Engineering. Her other hobbies and pursuits include golf, exercising, dancing, reading and music.
1803 Sparks Drive
Forest Hill, Maryland
21050 United States