Director of Human Resources

Debbie Meythaler grew up in Quito, Ecuador, is fully bilingual and bicultural, and has over 20 years of national and international experience in the human resources (HR) world. Most recently, Debbie worked for Jhpiego, an international, non-profit health organization affiliated with Johns Hopkins University, dedicated to improving the health of women and families in over 40 countries around the world. She has experience developing and strengthening HR departments, leading, promoting, supporting cohesive and team-oriented work cultures, creating various training programs for staff, recruiting, and hiring to foster a caring, diverse, and inclusive workplace. She is very excited about being part of the Florence Project. The Florence Project vision and mission hits home for her. She is honored and delighted to collaborate with her experience and expertise, supporting the most important asset of the organization. It is meaningful and exciting for her to be part of this passionate group of professionals who deeply value humans and their rights by providing hope, support, and guidance to vulnerable immigrants. Debbie enjoys spending time with her family and friends, listening to music, and reading.