Director of Human Resources and Operations
Carol Urps is WSP’s Director of Human Resources and Operations and joined Warrior-Scholar Project in 2018. She has more than 15 years’ experience in Human Resource Management, with expertise in federal and state labor laws, benefits administration, recruitment and retention, contract negotiations, performance management, and development of process improvements. Carol worked for 10 years as the Head of Contracts and Human Resources for a biotech consulting firm. She was a stay at home “Family Manager” for 9 years before returning to the professional workforce during which she was involved with various PTA roles, activities, and fundraising drives. Before being a stay at home parent, she worked in Human Resources for a large non-profit hospital system.
She graduated from Old Dominion University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. She also has received several certifications from the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), where she achieved her Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification in 2011. She has recently relocated from Alexandria, VA to Ocean Isle Beach, NC, where she currently resides with her family.