Operation Hope - Chief People Officer
Impact Search Advisors by Nonprofit HR is proud to have partnered with Operation Hope on this search that has successfully closed. Keith Harris was selected for the position.
Keith joins Operation HOPE as Chief People Officer after a 30+ year career as a Human Resources professional. In this role, Keith serves as an advisor to the executive management team and others on all aspects of the Operation HOPE talent management platform including performance management programs, workforce development plans, forecasting talent needs and addressing talent gaps. Prior to Operation HOPE, Keith spent over two years as V.P. Of Operations and interim Chief Executive Officer of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Tampa Bay. In addition to his nonprofit experience his career journey includes leading human resources functions in several for-profit industries including food and pharmaceutical distribution, loyalty marketing and professional sports and entertainment. Keith possesses a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science from Florida A&M University and a Masters in Organizational Leadership from Florida Institute of Technology.
Keith and his wife along with their elementary school aged son relocated to the Atlanta area from Florida where he was very active in the community having served on several nonprofit advisory boards including the Boys & Girls Clubs of Tampa Bay, American Cancer Society and the Hillsborough Sickle Cell Association. Keith also served over two years as Chairman of the City of Tampa Mayor’s African American Advisory Committee. He is also the proud father of three adult daughters who have all graduated from college. Read more about Keith.