Maria Orfanidis

Position: Project Manager

Areas of Expertise

  • Organization and HR Transformation
  • Talent and Organization Management
  • Leadership Development
  • Performance Management
  • Change Management and Communications
  • Strategic Workforce Planning
  • Organization Design and Development
  • Relationship and Consensus Building
  • Total Compensation


  • M.B.A., Strategic Human Resource Management  & Marketing, The Whitman School of Management, Syracuse University
  • B.A., Public Health (Major) and Women’s Studies (Minor), University of Rochester

Work Experience

  • Project Manager, Blankenship Change Consulting
    • Organization Design and Development and Strategic Workforce Planning Consulting
  • VP, Human Resources, Xerox Corporation
    • Senior HR Executive for the CTO, responsible for the development and delivery of human resources strategies for 2,000 R&D and Digital IT employees globally. Focus areas include the design, development and delivery of strategic workforce planning, talent acquisition, leadership development, succession planning, performance enablement, total rewards, employee communications and engagement.
  • Various roles across the human resources function. Highlights include Senior HRBP, Talent Leader for Global Functions, Global Compensation, Employee Relations, and large-scale project management
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