Episode 122

Vice President of Talent Management at Beacon Mobility HR, Edith Yambo - The Need for a Focus on People

About the episode
In this episode of Reimagining Company Culture, we’re chatting with Edith Yambo, Vice President of Talent Management at Beacon Mobility HR. Edith is adept at strategic planning and has a track record of building HR functions from a blank canvas. Throughout her 15+ year HR career, she has held several leadership positions for companies like Bloomberg and Pitney Bowes.
About the guest
Edith Yambo is a member of the Beacon Mobility HR leadership team and reports directly to the Chief People Officer as the Vice President of Talent Management. In this role, she is responsible for the full talent management life cycle, which includes performance management, identifying, developing talent, and ensuring a strong bench strength to support Beacons growth Edith has proven the ability to translate vision into workable HR strategic initiatives. She is adept at strategic planning and has a track record of building HR functions from a blank canvas. Throughout her 15+ HR career, she has held several leadership positions for companies like Bloomberg and Pitney Bowes. Edith has developed and implemented various projects and programs, including talent management plans, performance management systems, training, and development, onboarding, recruiting, diversity, inclusion, and culture transformation. Edith is devoted to the development, including her own, and firmly believes that leadership is a journey and not a destination, and that journey should consist of constant learning. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Industrial Psychology from Manhattan College. Edith holds a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification as well as a Human Resources Management Certification from Villanova University. She has a Master’s in Leadership Development from Mercy College and is certified as a coach in Extraordinary Leader 360 Coach and Predictive Index. Edith's personal life has been shaped by her upbringing and her Puerto Rican culture. Her life has been shaped by strong family values, a superior work ethic, and an integrity-driven competitive nature that drives her to exceed and motivate others. As an intuitive leader, she reaps personal fulfillment by helping others tap into their inner excellence. This passion has led her to serve other, she is a mentor at Hope’s Door, which services women who have survived domestic violence and American Corporate Partners (ACP) an organization assisting Veterans transition to the civilian world. She also served as a mentor in the KPMG Future Leaders Program, where she worked with disadvantaged young women entering college. Edith resides in Westchester County with her partner and daughter, who is a Sophomore in Loyola Marymount College in California.
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