Christel Picq-Mirepoix brings a unique operational perspective to her role as Vantaggio’s VP, Managing consultant. A member of the Vantaggio HR team since 2000, Christel has devoted her career to strategic human resource management as a practitioner, student, and educator. Employers greatly benefit from her 20 years of experience at leading service companies. Christel served LJP Construction Services, Ltd., a real estate consulting firm, as their Sr. Vice President where she played a key role implementing processes to manage the departments of human resources, sales, marketing, client documentation and IT. Christel’s corporate experience also includes the hiring, training and management of large teams through rapid growth and restructuring for the international home-improvement warehouse company, Leroy Merlin, where she served as a Senior HR Director. Christel earned a master’s degree in business administration from Toulouse Business School in France, and certificates in HR development from CNAM Paris and UCLA. Christel taught undergraduate courses in HR management at the University of Paris XII for three years. In her spare time, Christel enjoys outdoors activities and French cuisine with her sons.