Lisa Keglovitz is the vice president of talent, organizational development, and HR operations for GameStop. In this role, she is responsible for enterprise-level, multibrand talent strategy, including sourcing, development, retention and intra-brand deployment. Keglovitz is also responsible for domestic HR operations, which includes payroll, benefits, HR information systems and HR ‘solution center’ support. Prior to her current role, she served as vice president of store operations, which included communications, process efficiency and workforce/payroll planning. Keglovitz combines perspectives from both roles to ensure that GameStop’s family of brands has the exceptional and highly engaged talent it will need to fuel its continued rapid growth. Talent capability and engagement will become the principal competitive differentiators in the next decade, and her role focuses on ensuring that GameStop continues as an industry leader.
Prior to joining GameStop in July of 2011, Keglovitz served as the regional HR director for Home Depot, a home improvement retailer with more than 2,000 stores in the United States, Canada and Mexico. She was responsible for the Diversity and Inclusion Council, along with Women in Leadership programs designed to create awareness, promote hiring initiatives that better served their customers, and to develop, promote and retain diverse talent. Keglovitz held a variety of positions in human resources and operations, which gives her a unique perspective of the business.
Keglovitz received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Texas at Dallas and an executive MBA from Texas A&M, Commerce.
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