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Heather Cola

VP, People

When people are motivated and passionate about what they do, and when employees are happily engaged in a vibrant and rewarding company culture, Heather is satisfied. 

Heather’s career includes HR leadership roles at enterprise software leaders PeopleSoft, Oracle, and Workday. She has been responsible for building and driving the development and execution of all HR functions including global HR strategies, recruiting, employee engagement, performance and talent management, and manager effectiveness programs. Her approachability and intuitive understanding of people dynamics inspire a sense of sincerity, trust, and professionalism in her leadership. 

Heather earned a bachelor’s degree in Liberal Studies from St Mary’s College of California. When she’s not thinking about teammates and culture, she’s usually found camping and enjoying nature with her husband Chad, son, and dog.