Girl Scouts River Valleys is pleased to
announce that Dr. Kevin Koobmeej Xiong has been hired for the role of
Chief People Officer. Dr. Xiong brings a wealth of experience to the
role with over twenty years of progressive human resources expertise.
In this role, Dr. Xiong will be responsible for Girl Scouts
River Valleys’ talent management including compensation and benefits,
hiring and retention strategies, as well as training and development
for River Valleys 138 staff who partner with volunteers to deliver the
mission to nearly 18,000 youth.
“Kevin will bring valuable knowledge, a
fresh perspective, and innovation to River Valleys. He is a ‘people
first’ leader, who is comfortable bringing his whole self to work,
which will encourage safe spaces for all our employees to do the same.
I’m looking forward to what we will accomplish together!” said CEO
Marisa C. Williams.
Dr. Xiong’s more than two decades of
experience began in recruiting and talent management, evolving into
nonprofit leadership roles. He served for four years at Hmong American
Partnership, the largest Hmong-led immigrant and refugee social
services organization, and served as CEO and Executive Director at New
Millennium Academy, one of six Hmong charter schools in the Twin Cities.