Company: U.S. Office of Personnel Management
Mrs. Angela Champion recently joined the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), in Washington, D.C as the Manager, Senior Executive Resources Services (SERS) where she provides leadership and oversees Government-wide policy direction, guidance, and technical assistance for selecting, developing, and managing Federal executives in the Senior Executive Service (SES) and other executive personnel systems.
Mrs. Champion has over twenty-five years of Federal and private sector human resources and management experience. She has expertise in providing operational support and guidance and formulating policies to strengthen the organization’s HR performance. Her experience is in the functional areas of the Senior Executive Service (SES), staffing administration, classification, performance management, and policy writing. Mrs. Champion possesses excellent written and oral communication skills and coordinates operational activities, conduct briefings, and interacts with various leadership levels within and outside the organization. She is a self-motivated team player and results- oriented professional skilled at building effective, productive, and long-lasting working relationships with stakeholders, clients, and co-workers.
Prior to joining OPM she served in the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Office of the Secretary (OST) as the Acting Associate Director for the Executive and Political Resources Center (EPRC). She was responsible for providing management, oversight, consultative and advisory services as well as rendering customer service to non-career and career senior leadership; the senior executive service (SES); and senior level /scientific and professional leaders (SL/ST) throughout the Department on all aspects of the executive and political resources program areas. Also, while at DOT, Mrs. Champion was the Executive Resources counterpart for the Federal Transit Administration before working in OST’s EPRC.
For several years before joining DOT, Mrs. Champion worked in many different areas of human resources for the United States Postal Service, in their D.C. headquarters. Her HR experience while at Postal included staffing and recruitment team lead, HR Generalist team lead, Chief of Staff to the Vice President of Human Resource Management, and Program Training and Development senior specialist. These valuable and varied experiences are what shaped her HR background and expertise
Angela gained her first experiences in management and in the field of HR, when she worked in the private sector as an HR Recruitment Manager for SunTrust Bank, now Truist Bank. This experience sparked her interest in human resources and has now become a life-long career and passion for her.
Angela attended the University of Maryland, College Park, pursuing a degree in Radio, Television and Film. She enjoys spending time with her husband, three children and grandchild in outdoors activities that span across all seasons. She loves to dance salsa and has a regimented weekly workout schedule.
Angela’s life philosophy is “If you take care of yourself and your people; then everything else takes care of itself.”