Vená Jordan joined Westport in 2020. Vena leads the Human Resources team, overseeing the entire employee lifecycle of recruiting, employee relations, performance management, employee benefits, disciplinary matters, and terminations.
In her 12 years of experience in human resources, Vená has served in both external HR consulting and in-house HR business partner roles. Over the years, her prominent roles include working in-house for Paychex and Alliant Insurance Services, negotiating through high-risk employee relations matters, and preventing escalation to courts. In addition to conflict resolution, Vená’s expertise includes identifying federal and state compliance risk areas and recommending HR best practices to minimize potential losses to companies’ bottom lines and image.
Vená studied psychology at Princeton University, earning her bachelor’s in 1996. In 2020, she earned a Master of Jurisprudence in Labor and Employment Law from Tulane University School of Law.
In her spare time, she loves reading non-fiction books, playing trivia, and attending annual Princeton Reunions when she can.
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