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Rebecca Lukeman

Chief Human Resources Officer

Rebecca is the leader of SCO’s initiatives related to all Human Resources functions, including recruitment, benefits, compensation, engagement, and evaluation of the agency’s workforce. Rebecca was elevated to her current role in 2020 after spending six months serving as the Acting Vice President of Human Resources. She joined SCO’s Human Resources Department in 2014 where she has held several leadership roles.

Rebecca is deeply committed to diversity and inclusion, dedicated to developing talent, and passionate about leveraging data and technology to modernize operations. A strategic leader with broad experience in human resources and compliance, Rebecca has a proven track record of execution, partnership, and successfully leading teams through change. Rebecca’s human resources career has spanned fifteen years and has included senior-level human resources management roles for leading non-profit and retail companies.

Rebecca earned her degrees in Human Relations, Psychology and Sociology from St. Joseph’s College in New York. She is certified in the field of Human Resources, holding a Senior Certified Professional (SCP) certification from the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM).

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