Here’s a glimpse into the 80+ years of combined HR experience on our team. We have provided this information so you can get to know us . . . and we invite you to get in touch so we can get to know you!
Fern’s experience includes senior-level positions with Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, Deloitte Services LP, and the USO. She also holds an undergraduate degree in Communication from the University of Delaware, a Master’s of Science in Human Resources from Loyola University Chicago, and is a graduate of the NOVA/Dulles Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) Peer Mentoring Program. She is a member of the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) and a certified facilitator in a variety of industry-leading assessments and training programs, including:
Fern is a proud member of the Vienna Business Association and Tysons Chamber of Commerce. She has served on the Board of Directors of the Main Street Child Development Center (Fairfax, Va.), an organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of limited-income working families in Northern Virginia. She also performs pro bono work for the Community Business Partnership (Springfield, Va.), providing HR counseling sessions for business owners and executives and leading their class on HR essentials.
Her undergraduate and graduate degrees are in Psychology and Counseling respectively and she has served as an adjunct faculty member at numerous organizations, including the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and Cornell University. Her specialties include focused work in the areas of organizational development, leadership acceleration, communication strategy, and employee engagement. She is proud of the partnerships she builds with her clients as an adviser, coach, and facilitator. Her 20+ years of experience and rapid advancement in the public and private sectors has included work with Accenture, Booz Allen Hamilton, the FBI, and the CIA.
Jonathan is a management consultant and executive leadership coach with over 20 years of experience working across sectors, including the U.S. federal government, higher education, nonprofit, retail, and financial services.
He has held leadership positions at multiple consulting firms, including Accenture. His consulting work focuses on a multitude of organizational and human resources challenges, including employee learning and development, organizational development, compensation, benefits, and performance management. His coaching approach helps leaders achieve their potential and optimize their performance and his clients have included CEOs, other senior executives, and emerging leaders from multiple industries.
Jonathan received his Bachelor of Business Administration from The George Washington University with a double concentration in Human Resource Management and Information Systems and a Minor in Psychology. He is passionate about and actively involved in multiple causes that include the Epilepsy Foundation of America’s Metro DC Chapter’s, where he serves on the Advisory Board. He has also supported the Foundation in various capacities over the past 10+ years, including receiving the Excellence in Partnership Award. He also holds a leadership position with The George Washington University’s Mentoring and Immersion Program for Consulting (MIPC) and actively supports the Anti-Defamation League, where he was a Glass Leadership Fellow. He lives in Washington, DC with his wife Julia and their two daughters, Naomi and and Josephine.
Laura Kinney is a strategically focused, senior HR professional with over 20 years of experience in a wide number of industries. Before joining Eagle HR, her previous roles included stints as an HR consultant and extensive work in a government contracting environment (both public and private). She has served at the Director level at several firms, where she was instrumental in implementing high-level strategic plans.
Laura is also an active member of the NOVA chapter of SHRM, where she has established a wide network of other HR professionals from which to gather best practices. She was the co-lead of the chapter’s Employee Relations Special Interest Group (SIG) for many years, coordinating compelling employment topics and speakers to bring value to her network, and participated in the chapter’s award-winning Peer Mentoring Program in 2010. She regularly returns to the program as an employee relations subject matter expert.
Laura’s many areas of expertise include employee relations; legal compliance; policies and procedures; M&A integration efforts; corporate communications; full lifecycle recruiting; and employee career pathing, training, development, and counseling. She holds the designation of Professional in Human Resources (PHR).
Mary Lowe is a dynamic and polished administrator who helps the Eagle HR team with client support, including benefits administration, recruiting, employee handbook development, project support, and much more!
After earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology, Spanish and Linguistics from the University of Delaware, she spent several years living and working abroad. During that time, she earned a Spanish certification from the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) in Mexico City.
Upon returning to the US, Mary gained experience as a manager in the nonprofit and hospitality industries. She credits her professional success to her adaptability, communication skills, and ability to build and maintain strong working relationships. A native English speaker, Mary is fluent in Spanish reading, writing, and speaking and is currently in the process of becoming a state certified interpreter.