Ilene R. Colina, SHRM-SCP

Ilene Colina is a senior Human Resources (HR) executive with over 35 years of experience and a passion for people and business. She has extensive relationship experience in aligning and executing HR strategy in support of the strategic direction of organizations. She excels in understanding the employee experience and helping to shape workplaces where everyone thrives.

Ilene operates Colina Consulting Group, LLC where she provides innovative HR solutions to large and small businesses. She executes from solid executive HR experience to implement effective, modern solutions for today’s complicated HR world. She offers expertise in mergers and acquisitions in the areas of due diligence and timely and effective integration of talent, benefits, and systems. She also has broad experience in the areas of legal oversight and compliance, policy development and communication, total rewards, employee relations, HR technology, employee engagement, learning and development, and talent management.

Over the last seven years, Ilene provided internal consultant support to Dovel Technologies, LLC, a mid-sized contractor and professional services firm. Throughout a period of significant growth due primarily to mergers and acquisitions, she shar­­­ed her robust experience in bringing together HR functions and systems to support the successful emergence of the integrated company.

Ilene was employed with QinetiQ North America, a large contractor and professional services company for thirty-one years. She led the start-up of an HR Shared Services organization as well as HR systems implementations designed to position the organization for the future.

She is passionate about giving back to the HR community in New Mexico (NM). She currently serves in an advisory role for the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) NM State Council. Ilene also participates in the mentorship of HR professionals through the Human Resource Management Association (HRMA) SHRM certification study program.