Debbie Golanka is a results driven human resources executive with more than 25 years of diverse human resources and operations leadership experience. She began her career with Marriott International as an entry level hotel manager and held a variety of increasingly more senior leadership roles throughout her 17-year tenure. After taking a few years off to spent time with her kids, Debbie went on to hold a variety of HR leadership positions in medium and large organizations supporting up to 4,500 employees in multi-site multi geography environments.
Debbie has broad HR generalist experience and as the human resources leader for Martinez Steel is responsible for
employee relations, labor relations, organizational development and recently led the company through a complex HR system implementation. She has proven success in developing executable human capital strategies that align with business objectives, creating metrics driven accountability, and taking a hands-on service orientated approach to supporting her team and other stakeholders.
Debbie enjoys cooking, crafting and the occasional Netflix binge and spending time with her husband Joe, her two college age children Spencer and Skyler and their very cute Miniature Schnauzer Maxie.