Joelle Denney has been vice president of the Boeing Commercial Airplanes Human Resources organization since June 2015. She reports to Ray Conner, vice chairman of The Boeing Company and president and CEO of Boeing Commercial Airplanes, and Heidi Capozzi, senior vice president of Human Resources for The Boeing Company.
Denney previously served as vice president of Employee Relations for The Boeing Company, named to the position in April 2014. Denney led an organization of geographically dispersed Employee Relations professionals who partner with Boeing business units and functions to implement the company’s collective bargaining strategies for approximately 40 unions. Employee Relations is also responsible for developing strategies, tools and processes to support managers and HR professionals in their employee engagement efforts.
Earlier, Denney was the director of Human Resources for Boeing Commercial Airplanes Supply Chain Management and Operations. She also served as director of Human Resources for several other organizations within Boeing Commercial Airplanes, including Sales and Marketing, Finance, Contracts and Program Management Office, Communications, Government and Community Relations, and Information Systems.
Denney joined Boeing in 1989, serving in finance positions that included Estimating, Business Management and Cost Management. She was senior manager of Human Resources for Boeing Commercial Engineering and managed the Boeing Workforce organization responsible for company-wide processes in staffing, workforce planning and employee retention.
Denney earned a Master of Business Administration degree from Seattle University and a bachelor’s degree in economics from Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington.