Christina R. Valdes

Human Resources Business Partner

Christina Valdes joined the Brennan Center for Justice in October of 2018 as Human Resources Business Partner. Christina manages the recruiting, compensation, and performance management processes and serves as a consultant for all human resources-related issues.  

Prior to joining the Brennan Center, Christina had more than six years of HR experience across different industries including education, engineering, social services and healthcare. She began her HR career on Wall Street at one of the top 500 design firms formerly known as HAKS (now ATANE) and was the HR Generalist for Montefiore Hospital and The Institute for Family Health. 

She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology and a Master’s degree in HR Management from Stony Brook University and is currently working towards her SHRM-SCP (Senior Certified Professional). She also earned her Advanced Master’s degree in Educational Leadership at Pace University and received New York State certification as a School District Business Leader.