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Marilyn Foxall, MSHRM, SWP, HCS

Chief Human Resources Officer
Savannah River National Laboratory
Education: Golden Gate University, M.S., Human Resource Management University of San Francisco, B.S., Organizational behavior


Marilyn Foxall is the Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO), at Savannah River National Laboratory, and serves as senior executive, with over 25 years leading Human Resources teams. In this role, she is responsible for all aspects of human resources and shaping the long-term strategy that enables SRNL to attract, recruit, develop and retain the exceptional talent necessary to achieve its vision, mission and goals .


Prior to joining SRNL, Marilyn was interim Human Resources director and division director, Talent Services at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. In these two positions, she was a trusted adviser to Oak Ridge leadership, offering guidance and best practices on compensation, benefits, training, organizational development, labor relations, and diversity, equity and inclusion. In doing so, she successfully led a team of 15 and was responsible for the day-to-day operations of more than 70 human resources employees. Before her position at Oak Ridge, Marilyn was senior manager, Human Resources, and manager, Compensation and Relocation, at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. In these positions, she guided leadership on overall human resources strategy to best achieve organizational goals while mitigating risk, including performance philosophy, succession and workforce planning, employee relations, employment law, talent selection, onboarding and diversity. In addition to her roles at Oak Ridge and Pacific Northwest, Marilyn has held leadership positions at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Comcast, Chevron, Toyota and Wells Fargo.

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In addition to her academic degrees, Marilyn holds the following professional certifications: Human Capital Strategist (HCS) and Strategic Workforce Planning (SWP) from the Human Capital Institute; Prosci Certified Change Practitioner