Alexandria City Manager Rashad M. Young has announced two new additions to his management team: Bettina A. Deynes, who will serve as Director of Human Resources; and A. Jerome Fletcher II, who has been hired as Special Assistant to the City Manager.
New Alexandria Human Resource Director Bettina A. Deynes
has nearly 20 years of human resources and management experience.
Most recently she held the position of Director of Human Resources for the National Association of Social Workers in Washington, DC, where she developed and implemented a new and comprehensive employee handbook, a detailed protocol for union grievance proceedings under a new union contract, and served as the key executive responsible for the consistent reinforcement of an organization sensitive to multicultural values and needs.
In 2006, she was named Vice President of Human Resources for the Washington Nationals Baseball Club where, as part of her duties, she was responsible for the development and establishment of effective human resources technology systems and was directly involved in the decision making process for major management, finance, marketing, and customer service challenges at the Major League Baseball franchise.
Deynes is certified by the Society for Human Resources Management as a Senior Professional in Human Resources.
She has served as a faculty member at Georgetown University, preparing curriculum and delivering workshops on management and executive leadership, and was the subject of profiles in HR Magazine and the University of Phoenix Focus Magazine.
Deynes, who earned a bachelor's degree in business management from the University of Phoenix, has an MBA in Management and is a candidate for a second MBA in Finance from the University of Maryland University College.