Sr. Director, Human Resources Nickelodeon
In this role, Ms. McGuire consults and advises senior management on issues affecting their business, including organizational effectiveness and internal training for all levels. She also serves as a strategic partner in crafting organizational goals through planning and leading, while providing generalist support to clients in the areas of employee relations, compensation and diversity initiatives.
Ms. McGuire has held several roles in the company. Prior to her current position, she served as Director of Human Resources. Ms. McGuire began her career in 2001 as the College Relations Coordinator for MTV Networks. That year, she transitioned within the company to the Learning and Development department where she began to discover her passion for the field of Human Resources. In 2005, Ms. McGuire was elevated to Manager where she designed and implemented training programs such as Multigenerational Workforce, Manager 101 and Giving & Receiving Effective Feedback. These programs are all still part of the Human Resources curriculum at Viacom. In this role, she also facilitated strategic off-sites, served as an executive coach and designed internal training for all levels. Additionally, Ms. McGuire advised leadership and employees in a variety of areas including coaching, training, performance management and development. In 2011, she became a Human Resources Generalist.
Ms. McGuire is also an active volunteer within the community. She currently volunteers for OPCC – Ocean Park Community Center where she spends time with at risk youth, people dealing with physical illness, disabilities or severe mental illness, women and children experiencing domestic violence and Veterans to rebuild their lives and improve the self-sufficiency of these individuals and families served. She also serves on the board of HERE, Special Events for the Woman Executives Affinity group for the Office of Global Inclusion, and participates in the VIACOM Mentor program. In 1998, Ms. McGuire served as one of the trainers and volunteers for P.A.W.S in San Francisco – Pets Are Wonderful Support.
Ms. McGuire graduated from the University of California Santa Cruz, CA. class of 1993 with a BS in Communications.