Valerie Plis is the Director of Human Capital and Culture at JBM Packaging, a manufacturer of eco-friendly flexible packaging solutions and services. With 25 years’ experience in Talent and Organizational Development, Valerie oversees JBM’s strategic HR priorities, including Talent Acquisition & Development, Culture Development & Engagement and Fair Chance program.
JBM is a family-owned business that focuses on our people, our culture, the quality of our products, the innovation we bring to our customers and the importance of being a good citizen in our community. From inside our corporate offices and throughout our state-of-the-art manufacturing and fulfillment operations, we live by a set of core values that guide our every decision. JBM’s Fair Chance Program provides a healthy pipeline of talent for our manufacturing roles; attracts top emerging talent in sales, marketing, human resources, and other departments throughout the business; has led to a 20% increase in production capacity; and has resulted in a 25% higher engagement rate over our general workforce.
Prior to working at JBM, Valerie served as a Leadership/Organizational Development Consultant. As a Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach, she brought high-impact strengths-based consulting, training, and coaching solutions to companies’ everyday leadership, team development and human resources problems. Valerie is a facilitator for Xavier Leadership Center and other organizational development programs focused on Talent and Leadership Development and Engagement.