Laurie Pederson is the Senior Vice President for Operations and Client Services.  She joined GovHR in 2009 and was critical in establishing the key start-up activities and administrative processes required to support the business.  Ms. Pederson is responsible for the effective administration and operational efficiencies to support all aspects of the Administration Function.  This includes oversight of all administrative staff that assist with the Executive Recruitment process.

Ms. Pederson also is responsible for Client Relations regarding Executive Recruitment information, proposals and responses to Request for Proposals.  Oversight of all general recruitment contracts, extensions, cooperative agreements and addendums.

Ms. Pederson has spent sixteen years working in and developing expertise in Local Government Executive Recruitment in numerous job capacities with growing responsibility.  Prior to GovHR, Ms. Pederson was with The PAR Group as a Recruitment Coordinator.  In addition, she worked for the Village of Northbrook, Illinois for five years.  Ms. Pederson received her Bachelor of Science Degree from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale.