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Althea Salas

VP of Human Resources

 

A native San Diegan, Althea attended San Diego State University where she obtained a B.S. in Business Administration with an emphasis in Human Resources Management. Having spent some time in retail and then with Sheraton properties, she began her career in hospitality. Althea now holds the position of VP of Human Resources with the San Diego Tourism Authority.

In 2002, Althea received her designation of SPHR, Senior Professional in Human Resources, and later a SHRM-SCP, Senior Certified Practitioner designation. Over the years, she has been involved with the Franklin Covey learning programs and is a certified facilitator for the Seven Habits of Highly Effective People and strives to live the principles daily.

Althea was recognized as a Finalist for the San Diego Business Journal’s HR Professional of the Year Awards for 2011 and 2012. She is currently Vice Chair on the Board of the San Diego Workforce Partnership and holds the position of President for San Diego Society for Human Resource Management’s Board of Directors.

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