FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Oct. 10, 2016
OAK RIDGE, Tenn.—ORAU named Meghan F. Millwood the vice president of its Human Resources department.
Millwood’s background includes 18 years of human resources experience with the past 14 of those in ORAU Human Resources. Most recently, she served as director of Compensation and Benefits. Prior to holding this position, she was operations manager of Human Resources. She also served in positions in ORAU Human Resources in the Talent Management department and Employee Relations and Diversity department.
"Meghan brings comprehensive human resources leadership and experience to her vice president's role at ORAU," said ORAU President and CEO Andy Page. "She was selected from a national field of more than 160 applicants. I am extremely proud that we had an internal candidate who represented all the best qualities we were looking for in our next VP for HR."
In her new role, Millwood will be responsible for designing, developing and implementing strategies, plans, programs, policies and procedures for ORAU in the areas of compensation, benefits, employee relations, diversity, occupational health, training and development, employment and performance management. She also will serve on the senior leadership team and will participate at the executive level in formulation of strategies and management of ORAU.
Millwood earned a master of business administration from the University of Tennessee and a bachelor of business administration from Campbell University. She has Senior Professional Human Resources (SPHR) certification and Society for Human Resources Management Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) certification.
ORAU provides innovative scientific and technical solutions to advance national priorities in science, education, security and health. Through specialized teams of experts, unique laboratory capabilities and access to a consortium of more than 100 major Ph.D.-granting institutions, ORAU works with federal, state, local and commercial customers to advance national priorities and serve the public interest. A 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation and federal contractor, ORAU manages the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).