Alisa Freeman Alvarez

Senior Director North America Field HR at LKQ Corporation

Alisa Freeman Alvarez, SHRM-SCP, has an extensive work history in Human Resources. Alisa Freeman began their career in 1996 as a Human Resources Representative at ASML (formerly Silicon Valley Group), where they managed employee relations and technical recruitment. In 2000, they joined Gartner as a Human Resources Partner & HR Operations Manager, overseeing HR practices and procedures for the GartnerG2 business unit.

Alvarez then joined Diageo in 2002 as a Human Resources Consultant, working on special projects. Alisa Freeman transitioned to Brink's in 2003 and held various roles, including Manager Human Resources Services, Manager Selection & Development, Director of Talent Management, and Senior Director of Talent Acquisition & Talent Management. In their last role at Brink's, they were the Director of Human Resources for the Corporate Office, leading the talent management function for Brink's U.S.

Since 2016, Alvarez has been with LKQ Corporation, initially serving as the HR Leader for the Central Region before being promoted to Director of U.S. Field HR. In this role, they reported to the SVP of Human Resources and led a team of regional HR managers, providing full spectrum HR support for 20,000+ employees. Alisa Freeman then advanced to Director of North American Field HR and eventually became the Senior Director of North America Field HR.

Overall, Alvarez's experience spans across various HR functions, including talent management, talent acquisition, HR operations, and employee relations. Alisa Freeman'sroles have involved leading HR teams, implementing HR practices and procedures, and providing strategic HR support to large organizations.

Alisa Freeman Alvarez, SHRM-SCP, holds a B.S. degree in Business Administration from Pepperdine University. Alisa Freeman also obtained a Certificate in Talent & Retention Management from the University of Michigan - Stephen M. Ross School of Business. In addition, Alisa has various certifications including the SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) from SHRM, Hogan Assessment Certification from Hogan Assessment Systems, and Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) from H.R.C.I. Alisa Freeman is also certified in several training and facilitation programs, such as Certified Facilitator from Thomas International and Facilitation Skills Master Trainer from Development Dimensions, International.


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  • Senior Director North America Field HR

    October, 2023 - present

  • Director North American Field HR

    January, 2023

  • Director U.s. Field HR

    May, 2018

  • HR Leader, Central Region

    February, 2016

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