As Human Resource Manager, Rhonda Barbosa is responsible leading the Lab in all aspects of Human Resources functions, which includes organizational development, benefits and compensation, staffing and employment, employee relations and staff management.
She joined Jefferson Lab in 2007after having served as vice president for human resources at Virginia Air Distributors in Richmond, VA, where she was responsible for the development of strategic plans and delivery of human resource services.
Barbosa began her career in 1996 as a skilled resident coordinator with Virginia Health Services in Newport News, followed by a position as a human resources coordinator/recruiter for MCIWorldcom, also located in Newport News. She then joined Gateway , located in Hampton,VA as a human resources representative, rising through the ranks to become a senior human resources representative and, later, a human resources manager. Barbosa left the Client Care Division to join the Sales Division, supporting the Mid-Atlantic and Florida regions. She remained with Gateway for five years before joining Virginia Air Distributors.
Barbosa has a bachelor's degree in social work from Christopher Newport University and a master's degree in human resource development from George Washington University. She is a Development Dimensions International Certified Facilitator and also has her Professional Human Resources Certificate (PHR) from the Society of Human Resources Management.