VICE PRESIDENT OF PEOPLE & CULTURE
Lisa Villasmil joined Cauldwell Wingate in 2015 as Director of Human Resources and Administrative Services and has since been promoted to Vice President of People and Culture. Villasmil holds a Bachelors in Business Management from Iona College Hagan School of Business and an Advanced Certificate in Strategic HR Management from Cornell University ILR School. She holds the Society of Human Resources Management Certified Professional (SHRM‐CP) credential and is in the process of completing the Academy to Innovate HR, Strategic HR Leadership Certificate. Villasmil is also a member of CHIEF, a private networking enterprise designed specifically for women business leaders as well as a member of The International Society of Female Professionals, The Women Builders Council and The Professional Women in Construction NY Chapter. She is also the proud recipient of the WBC award for Outstanding Women.
Mrs. Villasmil brings a wealth of business experience to Cauldwell, having managed human resources as well as compliance and auditing in a legal environment. In addition, she has run her own entrepreneurial venture for several years. She has extensive employee relations, human resources and compliance policy experience. Mrs. Villasmil truly enjoys the HR role because she believes putting people first in an organization, and recognizing their efforts, yields extraordinary results. Villasmil has been a strong proponent of empowering women in the workplace and has co-created Women Promoting Success, which is a group within Cauldwell’s organization that aims to spotlight how women can be successful within this industry. She has also been at the forefront of building DEI policy and creating a culture that is indicative of that.