As the Human Resources Manager for Direct Radiology, Valerie is responsible for all aspects of HR, including employee relations, employment law/compliance, total compensation and benefits, organizational training and development and staff recruitment. Valerie received her Bachelor’s Degree in business management and human resources from the University of Idaho, and is also certified as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) and Society for Human Resources Management Certified Professional (SHRM-CP). Before joining Direct Radiology, Valerie has served in human resources in several industries and positions, including as the Director of Human Resources at a local radiologist-owned, full-service imaging center for more than thirteen years.
Valerie was born and raised in Post Falls, ID but has spent the last 15 years living in the Portland/Vancouver area with her husband and two children. She is very excited to reconnect with her roots in Northern Idaho.
Outside of work, Valerie is very blessed with her husband, children, family and friends and enjoys spending time with them as much as possible.