Chief People Officer
Sonia Spicehandler joined Hazeltree in 2022 as the firm’s first Chief People Officer. Spicehandler has more more than 25 years of experience in developing human resources programs and supporting business transformation in technology-focused companies across a variety of industry sectors.
Spicehandler was the Vice President of Human Resources at Alliant Technologies LLC dba TenFour, an IT Infrastructure and Networking as a Service (ITINaaS) company. There, she built and executed on the firm’s HR strategy to attract, develop, and retain its employees.
Prior to TenFour, Spicehandler held senior HR roles in organizations such as Reed Elsevier Technology Services (now RELX Group) and Strategic Products and Services (SPS). At Elsevier, she developed and executed a short term and long-term strategy to attract and develop the global sales talent to deliver growth revenue targets three years in a row. Spicehandler was instrumental in working with senior leaders across multiple businesses to analyze M&A activity aligned with the business strategy to grow revenue. At SPS, she directed the human resources talent strategy and led the business through multiple acquisitions. At Alliant, she guided employees and business operations throughout the pandemic with a strategic plan and comprehensive infrastructure support.
Spicehandler graduated from Fairleigh Dickinson University with a bachelor’s degree in business. She also holds a Senior Certified Professional (SCP) designation from the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).