Brian Rodriguez is an accomplished People & Culture Director, with a passion for developing organizational cultures where individuals can strive and be their best selves. A Stanford University graduate, Brian has also studied Higher Education and Strategic Human Resources Leadership Certificate at the University of California, Los Angeles, and Cornell University, respectively.
Brian's professional background includes working with Hopelab, where he served as Senior Manager, People & Culture and as Program Manager, R&D. He was also a Program Associate and Program Assistant during his earlier years with that organization. Additionally, he worked as Consultant at the UCLA Student Development and Health Education department and the UC Berkeley, Office of Student Development, Academic Services.
At Hopelab, Brian led the development of a strong culture across the organization, overseeing HR processes, Change Management, and Diversity and Inclusion. As a Program Manager, he oversaw the organization's research programs and built strong relationships with academic collaborators. Brian's holistic approach to Human Resource management has made him an exceptional leader, dedicated to supporting the growth and development of Hopelab's employees.