Hillary Kirtland joins CrossVue as Director of Talent

Chicago, IL, May 14, 2024 — CrossVue, a leading Workday advisory, deployment and post-production support firm that provides the blueprint for transforming businesses, today announces the appointment of Hillary Kirtland as Director of Talent. Reporting directly to Debra Ferguson, Chief People Officer (CPO) at CrossVue, Hillary will assume a pivotal role in shaping the company’s talent strategy.

In this capacity, Hillary will oversee the establishment and management of CrossVue’s new Talent Center of Excellence (COE). This encompasses a comprehensive array of functions, including Career Development, Employee Engagement, Culture, Communications, and Learning, with a primary focus on fostering retention, skill enhancement, and professional growth.

Bringing over 12 years of extensive experience spanning Consulting, Organizational Effectiveness, Transformation, HR Technology, and Change, Hillary has held key positions across various industries, including Government, Hospitality, Insurance, Energy & Utilities, Mining, and Services. Her distinguished career includes roles such as Global Career Strategy & Design, Global Transformation Lead, and Senior Managing Consultant at IBM, among roles at other organizations, reflecting her multifaceted expertise and strategic acumen.

Hillary’s professional achievements have been widely recognized, earning her accolades for excellence in leadership and people advocacy. Shortly after receiving her MBA, Hillary served a 3-year tenure on the Board of Advisors for the George Washington School of Business and continues to donate her time as an alumni mentor, guiding and coaching both graduate and undergraduate students.

“We are thrilled to welcome Hillary Kirtland to the CrossVue family as our new Director of Talent,” remarked Debra Ferguson, CrossVue’s CPO. “Hillary’s unique experience as a transformative leader in talent strategy and organizational effectiveness aligns perfectly with our vision for the future. Her passion for people advocacy and proven track record of driving successful initiatives will be invaluable as we continue to grow and invest in our most valuable asset: our people. With Hillary at the helm of our Talent Center of Excellence, I am confident that we will achieve new heights in employee engagement, development, and retention.”Expressing her enthusiasm for joining CrossVue, Hillary stated, “CrossVue is an exciting organization, positioned for immense growth in the technology space. I’m thrilled to be part of that! I cannot wait to bring my Talent and Transformation experience to the People & Culture team under Debra Ferguson!”

CrossVue is a leading boutique consulting firm providing the blueprint for transforming businesses through Workday. With a focus on regulated industries, CrossVue’s workforce specializes in fusing innovation with deep technical and industry expertise to solve complex use cases. See how we are helping businesses see clear across the enterprise at


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