Nina E. Woodard & Associates
Ms. Woodard serves currently as the President and Chief 'N' Sights Officer for Nina E. Woodard & Associates. She launched this company upon her return to the US at the end of third quarter 2008. Using customized executive coaching and strategic business consulting strategies, Ms. Woodard strives to heighten confidence in business leaders as they move into the Indian market place, help them increase their understanding of the cultural nuances influencing business in India and to engage in more meaningful and productive communications with India colleagues for the purpose of increasing business results. In addition to her expertise in India, she consults with organizations interested in building high performance workplaces leveraging their people, technology and strategy to build a sustainable future.
From 2015 to Fall 2019, Ms. Woodard, has served as lecturer at Cal State San Marcos in the College of Business and previously was a lecturer for International HR at SDSU. She also currently teaches for University of Arizona Global Campus in the Forbes School of Business and for CalSHRM the California State Council of SHRM for their SHRM Certification Program.
Prior to founding Nina E. Woodard & Associates, Ms. Woodard served as the Executive Director for Strategic Human Resource Management India Pvt. Ltd. the wholly own subsidiary of Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) US. In that role she built a recognition of the new business entity in India and executed Business Development and Marketing campaigns to support the efforts. She also served on the Board of Directors. Prior to her position with SHRM India, Nina served as the Managing Director of Aradhanaa Human Resources Consultancy Pvt. Ltd. her own Indian based Organizational Development Consulting Company founded in June 2002.
Nina's career has encompassed 32 years in the field of banking. Her rich Human Resources background includes leadership roles in practical day to day activity as well as significant change initiatives, including M and A work and establishing a shared services center for finance. She has worked across North, Central and South America, in the Middle East and in Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Nepal, Singapore, Thailand and Taiwan. These experiences have given her a truly global business perspective. In all of her roles she worked either as an HR Strategic Business Partner directly with the CEO or the line managers she supported.
Ms. Woodard currently serves as the board Chair for Operation Eyesight Universal US. She also serves as an Independent Director for Husys Consluting in India and for Skill Beyond Boundaries, which is a start up founded in the UK. Her previous experience includes two terms as an elected member of the National Board of SHRM US, Board of Directors and Past President for San Diego SHRM and membership on the Continuity Committee for the CalSHRM Board of Directors from where she has held various positions since 2010. She was engaged in board activities from early career as a member and Chair of the Casper Wyoming Civil Service Commission in the 1980's, a member of the Board for Casper Family YMCA, and the Downtown Casper Association. As the VP Human Resources, First Interstate Bank of Casper, she worked closely with the board and served on the Loan Committee of the Board.
She has a BS Degree in Management, an MBA, and a Graduate degree in Banking from Pacific Coast School of Banking. She is a graduate of American Banking Institute Graduate School of Human Resources and is certified a SHRM – SCP and an HRCI certified Senior Professional in Human Resources and a Global Professional in Human Resources.