The city of Scottsdale hired Monica Boyd to lead its Human Resources Department.
Boyd has more than 20 years experience with the city of Phoenix, including more than 10 in senior human resources management. She currently serves as the deputy human resources director managing the Organizational Support and Leave Management Programs division.
“I am thrilled to be joining the city Dec. 12. I look forward to working alongside so many talented people and being a part of this amazing culture,” said Boyd.
Boyd holds a master’s degree in public administration and bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies with concentrations in business and psychology from Arizona State University. She earned her Society for Human Resource Management-Certified Professional designation and certification in workplace mediation.
“Monica is an experienced leader with the proven ability to develop others, foster a team environment and successfully build cross-divisional teams to support key human resources initiatives,” said City Manager Jim Thompson in a press release.
In her spare time, Boyd said she enjoys spending time with her family outdoors and gardening.