VICE PRESIDENT AND SENIOR CONSULTANT WITH THE WALKER THOMAS GROUP
HUMAN RESOURCE BUSINESS PARTNER FOR WRITERS THEATRE
Maylene Peña, PHR (MAY-leen PE-nyuh), is a proud Latina and a Chicago native who grew up in the Humboldt Park neighborhood, and has over 15 years of experience with working with people. Her focus is on attracting, building, and sustaining relationships in her circle. Maylene prides herself on her ability to connect with individuals on many levels and aid them in the realization of their goals and aspirations.
As the Vice President and Senior Consultant, with The Walker Thomas Group, Maylene specializes in being a service provider for the Latinx community by helping ordinary people, small businesses, and property owners to organize and educate themselves for the future. As a People Operations Consultant, she is able to empower her clients using the best tools available, to catapult them into becoming the best version of themselves.
Over the years Maylene has worked in various industries as a subject matter expert in the field of Human Resources, Operations, Process Improvement, Training & Development, Organizational Design, and Facility Management. Maylene is certified as an OSHA Trainer, a PHR and is also certified as an Instructor through the ACA (Association of Credit and Collection Professionals).
Maylene is a mother and a wife and is passionate about social justice and is happy to marry her love for people and her need to see them excel and finally live their customized version of the “American dream”. When she is not busy helping others, she is most likely to be found soaking in the sun, or spending the day outdoors simply enjoying nature.