Donna DeGrande is a Senior Advisor with ACP focused on maximizing Human Capital and leveraging HR Operations. Donna has 25+ years of professional human resources and organizational development experience in industries to include technology software/hardware, biotech, semiconductor, life sciences/medical device, networking/communications, private equity, non-profit, manufacturing, retail, financial, transportation, and service industries ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies.
Donna has held executive level HR positions with FutureNext Technology, Core Technology, PRIMARY Worldwide, SCVTA (Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority), the County of Santa Clara, Kaiser and Ford Motor Company with responsibility for workforces ranging from 200 – 16,000 employees.
Donna is also the Founder and CEO of HR Solutions Partners, a full-service Northern California human resources consulting and recruiting services firm providing day-to-day back office human resources administration services for companies since 2007.
Donna earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Organizational Development from the University of San Francisco. She was a finalist for Woman of Achievement for Santa Clara County and is an alumna of Leadership California.