Intelligent Waves, an IT systems integrator, that delivers high-impact transformational IT solutions in an austere and demanding environment, announced that Heidi Pirela will serve as its new Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO).
She will lead the company’s Human Resources functions, including organization development, integrated talent management, leadership development, and culture.
Pirela has a proven track record of leading HR teams that maximize efficiency, drive engagement, and leverage integrated HR technologies to add value and deliver best in class HR strategies.
Pirela is a proven industry innovator, thought leader, and business partner with experience in both high-tech start-ups and Fortune 100 companies. Heidi joins Intelligent Waves from Spaceflight Industries where she served as the Head of People Operations.
In a press release, Intelligent Waves President Tony Crescenzo commented, “We are excited to add Heidi Pirela to our leadership team as we continue to experience unprecedented growth. Heidi has a stellar reputation of being an effective change agent and will focus on expanding our culture of innovation, enhancing employee satisfaction, and fostering a positive culture that inspires impact, inclusiveness, and a strong sense of community.”
Heidi Pirela stated, “I am thrilled to join Intelligent Waves, a leading-edge company that stands for innovation and a winning culture, and I can’t wait to help make significant impact to the of growth and expansion of this great company. What sold me on this opportunity was IW’s strong core values, commitment to the veterans community and national defense, and its impressive leadership team who have accomplished so much over the past few years.”