Kristi Stepp is a senior global HR executive specializing in organizational transformation through strategic planning, change management, operational execution and team collaboration. She currently serves as the Global Head of Talent Development for General Motors.
Before joining General Motors, Ms. Stepp served in strategic human resource roles at several leading global organizations including Kelly Services, Volkswagen and Pepsi-Cola. Ms. Stepp has broad international and multicultural expertise. While at Kelly, she was based in Singapore and led all aspects of HR for the Asia-Pacific Region. She has over twenty-five years of human resources experience in the fields of automotive, healthcare, food/beverage and workforce solutions. In addition, Ms. Stepp has authored thought leadership content on future trends in human resources, employee performance and the workplace.
Ms. Stepp holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan (Psychology), a master’s degree from Central Michigan University (Human Resources) and a master’s degree from Fielding Graduate University (Human and Organizational Development).
In addition to an extensive educational background, Ms. Stepp is a certified Global Professional in Human Resources (GPHR) through the HR Certification Institute, holds the Master Human Capital Strategist (MHCS) designation from the Human Capital Institute (HCI), and is a Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) through the Society for Human Resource Management.
Ms. Stepp serves the community as an active member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Jack and Jill of America, Inc. and is the school board vice president for the Cornerstone Jefferson-Douglass Academy.