Vice President of People and Culture

Dallas Zoo


Under the leadership of a new Chief Executive Officer, Lisa New, and in a moment of great potential, the Dallas Zoo seeks a Vice President of People and Culture with extensive expertise in strategic leadership and culture development. As a direct extension of the Chief Executive Officer, this individual will be pivotal in managing talent and organizational development, enhancing employee engagement, and establishing an equitable compensation strategy. This high-visibility role will be crucial for steering the Zoo toward a more inclusive, engaged, and strategically focused future, maintaining a keen awareness of employee needs, morale, and organizational shifts that align with and support the strategic vision and overarching goals of the Zoo. As an active executive leadership team member, the Vice President of People and Culture will contribute not just as a human resources expert but as a senior advisor who provides valuable insight into the operational direction and long-term strategy across the enterprise.

Cindy Maloney and Travis Hillier are leading this search. For more information about the Dallas Zoo, the VP of People and Culture position, and the ideal candidate, please review the Search Profile.

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    Cindy Maloney

    214.935.9474
    cindy@penasearch.com

    Travis Hillier

    214.736.8890
    travis@penasearch.com