TruGreen, Memphis, Tennessee, appointed Rebecca Schoepfer as its new chief human resources officer, effective Sept. 7, 2021. Schoepfer will be responsible for leading the organization’s strategic human resources development, with a focus on attracting and retaining talent. She will report to president and CEO John Cowles.
Schoepfer brings more than decades of experience in human resources and talent management with Fortune 500 companies, most recently serving as senior vice president, talent and organizational effectiveness at Nationwide Insurance. She has extensive technical, managerial and operational experience across industries including hospitality, pharmaceutical and government agencies. Through an innovative approach, Schoepfer excels in developing unique, tailored strategies rooted in industry expertise and best practices to align with a business’s specific needs and exceed its goals.
“Rebecca’s passion and expertise in creating new, innovative strategies centered around associate development will help support our organizational growth as we serve our customers nationwide, further solidifying TruGreen’s position as an industry leader,” says Cowles. “Our associates are critical to fulfilling our mission, and I’m confident that with Rebecca’s exceptional skill in attracting and retaining strong employee talent, our team will be able to continue to best serve our customers and help them live life outside.”
Schoepfer will be responsible for TruGreen’s overall strategic human resources initiatives, including establishing and implementing various policies such as compensation, benefits, recruiting, talent management, learning and training, and employee communication.
Schoepfer holds a B.A. degree in psychology from the University of Michigan, as well as a Ph.D. in industrial/organizational psychology from The George Washington University. She also holds a SPHR certificate from the Society for Human Resource Management.