Resa Peay-Wainwright is a recognized expert in Human Resources and Organizational Effectiveness. For more than 25 years, she has led and instructed change initiatives and administration operations within academic, business, not-for-profit, and public organizations, including the University of Maryland, Bank of America, KQED/PBS, Family Service Agency of San Francisco, and the San Francisco Art Institute.
Resa accumulated numerous awards for her accomplishments as a Senior HR Practitioner highly skilled in employee/labor relations, performance management, leadership development, policy development, investigations, legal compliance, and talent management.
Her extensive community service work includes serving as a Director on the Board of the San Francisco Unified School District’s Foundation for the Arts, Board Director of the Hunter Point Youth Park Foundation and as a Human Rights Commissioner for the City & County of San Francisco. Resa contributed significantly as a Director and the first female Chair of the Goodwill Industries Board for San Francisco, Marin and San Mateo Counties. In addition, she served on the Board of Directors of Allen Community Development Corporation, Laurel Gardens Housing and the Steward Board of Bethel A.M.E. Church in San Francisco.
Resa was also selected and completed the prestigious CORO Foundation for Civic Leadership Fellowship Program.
Currently, she is a Course Developer and Instructor at UC Berkeley Extension in the Business & Management Program for nationally approved Human Resources Certification required studies. Resa is sought after and contributes professional expertise as an Organizational Effectiveness Consultant and Executive Coach, including for the Asian & Pacific Islander Wellness Center in San Francisco.