Greg Palmer is Senior Vice President at HVS Executive Search based in Orlando. Greg’s career in Human Resources, Retained Executive Search, Organizational Development L&D and Technology spans 30+ years in the restaurant, hospitality, retail, franchising, lifestyle and wellness, retail and home services industries. A cum laude graduate of West Virginia University with a B.S. in Business Administration and Organizational followed by graduate studies in Industrial Relations and Organizational Theory provided a foundation for Greg’s post college-start in the retail sector before joining PepsiCo where he held progressively more responsible roles spanning 12 years in learning and development and human resources, ultimately serving as Division Director of Human Resources and L&D for Pizza Hut. Following PepsiCo, Greg held a series of senior and c-level human resource, executive search and technology leadership positions across Companies ranging from small emerging brands to midscale enterprises in both the public and private sectors. Greg has also accumulated 15 years of expertise in senior level retained executive search including the most recent 5 years with HVS. Greg is an active member of SHRM both at the national and local levels.