Vera Morales is the Vice President of Human Resources at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. She has more than 20 years of Human Resources leadership experience with an array of large-scale corporate-sector organizations.
Her areas of expertise include executive HR strategic planning, leadership development, employee relations, diversity and inclusion, bilingual training, and high-level project management.
Vera is responsible for leading all human resource functions, including talent acquisition, compensation and benefits, learning and development, and employee engagement.
Before joining the Denver Center for the Performing Arts, she held several corporate Human Resources leadership positions with FORTUNE 500 organizations, including Walmart Stores, Inc., The Walt Disney Company, Conifer Health Solutions and Cabela’s, Inc.
While in the corporate sector, Vera served as corporate liaison to national organizations such as The Hispana Leadership Institute, Latina Style Magazine, The National Black MBA Association, and Prospanica The Association of Hispanic Professionals. She is an avid volunteer for youth education programs and serves as a volunteer for Arrupe Jesuit High School in Denver; a college preparatory school for young men and women.
She holds a Master’s Degree in Strategic Human Resources Management and Development from the University of Denver, and a Bachelor’s of Science in Hospitality Administration from Oklahoma State University at Stillwater, OK.