Senior Director, Talent Development and Workplace Inclusion, The J.M. Smucker Co.
Board Member Since
In her role at The J.M. Smucker Co., Claudia is responsible for employee development; leadership development; change management; and inclusion, diversity and equity efforts. Since beginning her career at Smucker in 2003, her most notable contributions include the change and development efforts that encompassed the entire footprint of human capital systems throughout the 7,500-employee enterprise and a learning platform that established best practices for more than 125 learning partners across the organization. In 2018, Claudia led Smucker’s first company-wide appreciative inquiry summit, a two-day company transformation exercise that won the coveted Innovation Award. She has worked in sales, marketing, customer service and human resources roles with both small and large-scale organizations. She is a graduate of The University of Akron and holds a Master of Science from Case Western Reserve University. She currently serves on the Ashland University Advisory Board, as well as The University of Akron Leadership Institute Advisory Board. Most recently, she was recognized as AMMORE 100+ Latinos Cleveland Must Know.