Varnum HR Dept. Sees Promotion, New Position
Varnum recently announced changes within its Human Resources department. Dawn Stephenson has been promoted to Director of Human Resources and Carroll Velie is now serving as the firm's Director of Professional Development.
Stephenson has been with the firm since 2003. She has served a variety of roles in the department, most recently as manager. Prior to joining Varnum, she worked for a national staffing organization and a local private company. She is a graduate of Eastern Michigan University.
Velie has been with the firm since 1987, serving as Human Resources Director for that entire time. In her new role, she focuses on attorney recruitment and retention, particularly on lateral hiring. Velie was instrumental in development of the firm's Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Council, and she will continue to play a significant role in the firm's commitment to diversity.