Natural Lands Names Charles Carrier as Vice President of Human Resources
MEDIA, Pa., January 19, 2022 – Natural Lands—the region’s oldest and largest land conservation organization—announced it has hired Charles Carrier as vice president of human resources, a newly created position. Carrier’s 20-year human resource and corporate finance career runs the gamut from large companies and small, including his own human resources consulting firm.
Prior to joining Natural Lands, Charles provided human resources consulting services to several companies including New York City’s Administration of Children Services, the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, Bergen’s Promise, the Center for Supportive Schools, and the Partnership for the Delaware Estuary. Previous employment included strategic human resources roles at the Princeton Theological Seminary, Quest Diagnostics, and Genpact, LLC, as well as a corporate finance role at JPMorgan Chase.
In addition to experience attracting top talent, Carrier is passionate about developing the capacity of current staff members. He has developed and delivered training programs on a variety of topics, including management 101 and 102, behavioral interviewing, core competency hiring selection, recruiting, sexual harassment, unconscious bias, and diversity and inclusion.
“Charles joins Natural Lands at an exciting time,” shared Oliver Bass, president. “The pandemic has shifted the way many people think about their jobs, and they are searching for careers that are in line with their values. We look forward to Charles’s fresh perspective and energy as we continue our work to attract top-caliber staff members from diverse backgrounds and to support the talented team already on board.”
Carrier has a BA in Political Science and Spanish Literature from Columbia University and an MBA with a concentration in finance from New York University Stern School of Business.
Natural Lands is dedicated to preserving and nurturing nature’s wonders while creating opportunities for joy and discovery in the outdoors for everyone. As the Greater Philadelphia region’s oldest and largest land conservation organization, Natural Lands—which is member supported—has preserved more than 125,000 acres, including 42 nature preserves and one public garden totaling more than 23,000 acres. Nearly five million people live within five miles of land under the organization’s protection. Land for life, nature for all. natlands.org.
Please note: “Natural Lands” is the organization’s official operating name and should be used instead of its legal designation (Natural Lands Trust, Inc.).
Mae Axelrod, Media Relations Manager
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