Millie M. Adan, is currently the Chief Operating Officer (COO) and has held the position as the Vice President Human Resources & Corporate Compliance Officer at (H.A.S.) for six years before being promoted. As the Vice President of Human Resources, she implemented strategic human resource management strategies, which includes all aspects of recruitment, training, and retention initiatives.
Millie as COO, is currently responsible for implementing and overseeing the overall business operations strategy as an experienced operational manager, strategic thought partner and leader of organizational culture. She currently assists the CEO with designing and integrating organization wide, cross-team systems and processes and operationalizing the strategic plan with a human-centered focus.
Millie has served as the Chief Human Resources Officer of SOS Children’s Villages of Illinois, and a Workforce Planning Supervisor and Industrial Engineer Supervisor at United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS). In these capacities, Millie was responsible for developing and implementing on-boarding, analyzed work methods and procedures/processes, enhanced workplace performance measures, developed master operating plans, training and development, performance management, employee retention, benefit management, operations/scheduling management, QA Development, IT Oversite, oversaw employee relations (union environment), H.R. Marketing, developed policies and strategies.
Millie holds a Master’s in Business Administration from National Louis University, a Master’s in Strategic Human Resource Management and Development from National Louis University and has a Bachelor of Science, Business Administration from Saint Xavier University. She is certified through the Society for Human Resource Management – Certified Professional (SHRM-CP), is certified by Human Capital Institute (HCI) as a Strategic H.R. Business Partner (sHRBP); and certified in Foundations of Nonprofit Management and Nonprofit Marketing Strategy issued by Nonprofit Leadership Alliance (CNP).
Currently, Millie serves on the following Boards: ASI Board President, Lakeside Community Committee Board (Board Member), Hamdard Community Health Center Inc. (Board Member) and sat on the Employee Advisory Board for the College Career Consortium of Illinois (CCCIllinois). She has volunteered at Latinos Progresando Inc. and Oak Leyden Developmental Services.