A recognized human resources thought leader with more than 25 years of experience in aligning human resources programs with business objectives, Coretha Rushing most recently served as head of human resources for Equifax, a global leader in information technology. She also served in several senior human resources roles for the Coca-Cola Company, where she led all human resources functions for the global beverage company. Rushing also was the director of human resources for the Midwest division of Pizza Hut and worked at IBM in several human resources management positions.
A native of Virginia, Rushing received her bachelor’s degree in industrial psychology from East Carolina University and holds a master’s degree in human resources and counseling from The George Washington University. She is also certified as a senior professional in human resources from the Society of Human Resource Management, where she serves on the board of directors and is a member of its compensation committee. She is also a current board member for the Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Atlanta, where she serves on the finance committee.