Michelle Jimenez

Director of Human Resources

(212) 265 - 6530 ext. 166

Michelle D. Jimenez joined Settlement Housing Fund (SHF), the parent company of New Settlement (NS) in 2022. She is a dedicated and innovative human resources executive with close to 20 years of experience designing and executing human resources strategies with expertise in implementing personnel and industrial security programs in various industries including healthcare, the federal government, and non-for-profit. Currently, as the head of the HR department for SHF and NS, she continues to provide human resources leadership.

She works closely with the management and the executive team on the daily administration and support of its team and its organizational growth. She leads all HR operations including recruitment, benefits, and ensures that the organization is in compliance with all local and federal labor regulations. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology/Biology/Chemistry from Lehman College and an MBA degree from Monroe College where she graduated Summa Cum Laude. She is also a certified senior HR professional (SCP) from the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). She is an active community volunteer with different organizations; and is also a member of the international business, management, and administration honor society – Sigma Beta Delta, SHRM, and a former member of the Forbes HR Council.