Kathleen Vinson, SPHR, SCP

Vice President - Operations & Human Resources

Kathy Vinson is responsible for management and direction of all operational areas and human resources programs for the Space Foundation, including facilities, office management, legal affairs, customer service, information technology, events, logistics, volunteers and human resources. She joined the Space Foundation in 2009, and since that time has established a new hire orientation process, standardized job descriptions, implemented a new performance management system, developed a professional growth program, added to benefit plan offerings and enhanced service recognition awards. She also contributed to the Space Foundation twice being designated by The NonProfit Times and Best Companies Group as among the Best Non-Profit Organizations to Work For. She was previously vice president of human resources for NTT America (formerly Verio Inc.) for 12 years. Vinson is credentialed as a senior professional in human resources (SPHR) by the Human Resources Certification Institute and as a Senior Certified Professional (SCP) by the Society for Human Resources Management.