Audrey Williams-Lee, M.S.

SVP, Human Resources, Talent Acquisition & Philanthropy

Hyatt Hotels Corporation

Audrey Williams-Lee is an experienced business executive with passion for building organizational excellence through strategic talent management, leadership development, culture and change.  Her experience encompasses serving as a HR leader and advisor for C-suite executives and their leadership teams, community engagement, and setting and directing strategies for philanthropic giving.  She has worked across several industries, holding Human Resources roles at Unilever, McDonald’s and W.W. Grainger.  On the nonprofit side, she was the CHRO for Opportunity International.  

Audrey received her BSIE from Northwestern University and her MSOB from Benedictine University.  She serves on the board of directors for Youth Guidance in Chicago, Illinois and on Northwestern University’s IEMS Advisory Board.  She is also a on the board of trustees for the Chicago Theological Seminary and a member of Northwestern University’s Council of One Hundred.