Executive VP, Human Resources
As executive vice-president of human resources since July 2019, Lisa Santin leads the entire Graham Packaging HR team to develop human capital strategy that delivers on the company’s goals and objectives. With a long history in human resources, Santin previously served as chief human resources officer at Asplundh Tree Expert LLC, global human resources leader at The Chemours Company, and held several leadership roles at Day & Zimmerman, including director of human resources in various departments and vice president of human resources, corporate.
An accomplished human resources business leader, Santin has extensive experience leading large strategic projects of global scope and responsibility, including those centered around optimizing HR service delivery, recruiting transformation and talent development. In her current role at Graham, Santin developed the strategy and roll out of the company’s global engagement survey, laid the foundation for a diversity and inclusion program, and facilitated the start of two employee resource groups. She also oversaw the program to identify and roll out voluntary benefits for employees, as well as a new global talent review process. Additionally, Santin also helped implement ICIMS, a progressive applicant tracking system that uses artificial intelligence in recruitment efforts.
An inclusive leader, Santin creates an environment for staff to collaborate and bring their ideas to the table. Her proven ability to consistently develop professional relationships with key executives has led to successful partnerships and work with executives to craft efficient solutions that align HR goals with the overall vision of the organization. Outside of work, Santin is passionate about supporting veterans outreach and animal rescue organizations.
Education: Santin earned her master’s degree in organizational development and leadership from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medical, and a bachelor’s of arts degree in organizational development from Rosemont College.