Colonial Williamsburg names new VP of human resources

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                              Nichole McDonald 

Colonial Williamsburg recently named Nichole McDonald the organization’s new vice president of human resources.

McDonald, who boasts more than 20 years of experience in senior human resources management, will take over the position effective Wednesday.

Most recently McDonald has served as an executive consultant with The HR Source in Landover, Md. Previously she worked as senior vice president of human resources for Laureate Education in Baltimore.

McDonald earned her master of science degree in human resources management from Walden University in Minnesota and her bachelor of arts degree in human resources from the University of Maryland, College Park

“Colonial Williamsburg’s unparalleled team of talented, dedicated employees has always been its greatest asset,” said President and CEO Mitchell B. Reiss. “Nichole brings with her a remarkable record of leadership and innovation in talent acquisition, development and retention. I’m confident she will help further strengthen the Foundation, both as a cultural institution and as an economic engine for our region.”