Commencement

CEREMONY | Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019 | 11:00 a.m.

Crossroads Church
3260 GA-16
Sharpsburg, GA 30277

About the speaker:

Audrey Hollingsworth is vice president of people services at Goodwill Industries of the Southern Rivers and a certified Sherpa Executive Coach. Hollingsworth has more than 25 years of experience within the HR field, equipping her with expertise in all facets of human resources functions. Prior to joining the GoodwillSR team, Hollingsworth headed the human resources division of The Hollingsworth Group, the human resources and information technology consulting company that she established with her husband, Selvin, in 2011. Before that, she led HR initiatives at the multi-billion dollar financial services institution, Synovus, ascending the ranks from director of diversity initiatives to group executive vice president and chief human resources officer during her time with the company.

Hollingsworth is a graduate of the University of Georgia, with a bachelor of science in business education, and Troy State University, with a master of science in management. She also earned certificates from the Duke University Fuqua School of Business, the Center for Creative Leadership and the Human Capital Institute.

She extends her wealth of knowledge to several community organizations, having served on a number of local and state boards. She is currently the board chair for the Greater Columbus Chamber of Commerce, a trustee of the Employee Retirement Fund for the city of Columbus, member of the J. W. Fanning Institute Advisory Board at the University of Georgia, and member of the Greater Columbus Development Authority Foundation. Hollingsworth received the William B. Turner Humanitarian Award and the Girl Scouts Women of Achievement Award for her philanthropic service.

Audrey is a native of Columbus, Georgia. She and her husband are the proud parents of two adult daughters, Taylor and Sydney.