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Barbara Hollkamp

Executive Vice President & Chief HR Officer

Barbara Hollkamp serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) for Hilton Grand Vacations (HGV), an appointment she received in 2016 after having served in a dual role as Senior Vice President of Human Resources, Chief Diversity Officer for Hilton and HGV. In her role, Ms. Hollkamp is responsible for overseeing teams of highly experienced human resources professionals who provide strategic business partnerships and consultative talent services across the global business. Her oversight as CHRO also includes talent management, compensation, benefits, recruitment, succession planning, learning and development, and general HR shared services.

Ms. Hollkamp joined Hilton in June 2004 as Vice President before being appointed Senior Vice President of Human Resources for Hilton. Through her dynamic leadership style, she developed a superb foundation for the company’s evolving human resources strategy.

Ms. Hollkamp’s professional experience spans more than 30 years and is highlighted by strategic human resources management, organizational development, leadership development, and culture management. Prior to Hilton, she served as Vice President of People Services for Scholastic Book Fairs, a business unit of Scholastic, Inc., in New York, NY. She also served for three years as President of her own company, HLH Associates, a human resources and customer relations management consulting firm.

Ms. Hollkamp holds a bachelor’s degree in organizational behavior from Rollins College. She has been an active member of the Rollins Leadership Group, offering coaching and feedback services to aspiring leaders as well as active involvement in multiple charitable organizations in the Orlando area.

Ms. Hollkamp has served on the California State University Hospitality Industry Advisory Board and was selected as the Richard N. Frank Distinguished Lecturer in 2011. She represented Hilton Worldwide as Vice Chairman for the American Hotel and Lodging Association (AH&LA) Women in Lodging.

Currently, Ms. Hollkamp is an active member of the University of Central Florida Timeshare Advisory Board, working in tandem with the Rosen College of Hospitality. In 2017, she was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Orlando Economic Partnership, providing Orlando with quality jobs, economic growth, broad-based prosperity and a sustainable quality of life.