Vashti Chatman

Chief People And Culture Officer at The Mars Agency

Vashti Chatman, PHR, SHRM-CP has a diverse and extensive work experience spanning over many years. Vashti'smost recent position was as the Chief People and Culture Officer at The Mars Agency, where they started in June 2023. Prior to that, they worked as a Member at Chief since February 2023. From September 2021 to May 2023, they served as the Global Chief Human Resources Officer at Big Village, and before that, they held the role of Director of Talent at the same company from May 2015 to September 2021. In addition to their corporate positions, Vashti has also worked as a General Partner at LaVa Enterprise, LLC from June 2014 to December 2017 and as a Co-Founder at Simply Networking, LLC from June 2013 to March 2017. Earlier in their career, they held various HR roles at Axcess Financial Services from January 2008 to June 2014 and at Check 'n Go Corporate from August 2004 to January 2008, where they were promoted to Divisional Strategic HR Business Partner. Furthermore, Vashti worked as a Sr. Staffing Specialist at Todays Staffing and as a Staffing Specialist at Manpower. Vashti began their career as a Management Development Intern at GE Capital.

Vashti Chatman, PHR, SHRM-CP, holds a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree from Thomas More University, which they obtained between 2014 and 2023. Vashti also attended Clark Atlanta University from 1996 to 1999, where they studied Business Administration. In terms of certifications, Vashti obtained the SHRM-CP certification in January 2015 from SHRM and the Coaching for Results certification from LinkedIn in 2018. Vashti also holds the Certified StandOut Debrief Coach certification from The Marcus Buckingham Company, an ADP Company, which they obtained in 2021. No information is available about their education at the University of Cincinnati or their high school education at Winton Woods High School.


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  • Chief People And Culture Officer

    June, 2023 - present