Lisa Owens

Director of Human Resources

Lisa Owens oversees Human Resources management and department operations, working closely with the Chief Administrative Officer to continually develop and support the overall human resources (HR) strategy. Lisa supervises the HR departmental budget, helps to ensure compliance with HR laws and regulations, implements payroll and policies for the workforce, and oversees employee recruitment, onboarding and training. She has contributed her extensive background of more than 25 years of expertise and experience in business management to creating a diverse, inclusive, positive and engaging work environment. Lisa is known for her communication and relationship-building skills, supportiveness of employees’ goals and career paths, strong ethics, organizational abilities and contributions to the overall culture of JDS.