Jerilyn Lanham Meckler is managing director of Ankura’s Advanced Human Capital practice. She has extensive experience in the complete breadth and depth of human resource functions, strategy and execution. Areas of focus include evaluating human capital practices and HR structure, organizational culture, talent practices and management, vendor selection and implementation, measuring and driving engagement, and organizational change initiatives, on a global basis. She has applied this expertise to a wide range of companies (public, private, and equity-owned) and in industries spanning manufacturing, supply chain, software, healthcare, education and e-commerce.
Previously, Jerilyn served as the head of human resources for Nomaco, Bell and Howell, and Mims Distributing as well as in HR leadership positions with ModusLink and America Online.
She has a Bachelor’s degree in Organizational Communication from Ohio University (Psychology minor), a Master’s degree in Labor and Human Resources from The Ohio State University, is certified through Prosci as a Change Management Practitioner, and achieved Business/Executive Coach certification through the University of Georgia. She is both SHRM-SCP and SPHR certified and was an instructor in HR content at Duke University for three years. She currently serves on Advisory Boards for Noel Group and Smart International, Inc.