ATLANTA – Lilicia Bailey has been promoted to senior vice president, chief people officer of people strategies/human resources at Manheim.

In addition to Bailey’s responsibilities from her most recent role, she will identify strategic opportunities that enhance organizational effectiveness and provide oversight to implement innovative people programs, processes, and initiatives to position employees and Manheim for continued success.

“Lilicia is a key member of the senior executive team, providing input and guidance on our most important resource – our people,” said Dean Eisner, president and CEO. “Over the past few years, Lilicia has demonstrated her leadership and capabilities in gaining insight into our employees’ engagement, developing training and career development programs, and providing vision on areas for improving the work lives of our employees.”

In 2002, Bailey joined Cox Enterprises as director of organizational effectiveness, developing critical processes to meet business needs and served as the strategic business partner and internal consultant to the vice president of human resources for Manheim.

In 2004, she joined Manheim as vice president of human resources and development, where she led change initiatives that aligned human resources with the company’s growth strategy and culture, focusing on establishing the human resources function as a business partner. Bailey was promoted to chief people officer in 2005.

Bailey holds a Presidential and Key Executive Master of Business Administration degree from Pepperdine University, a Master of Arts degree in human resource management from the Keller Graduate School of Management, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from Spelman College.

Outside of the office, Bailey is active in the community, serving as a board member for Communities in Schools, the Human Resource Planning Society, Girls Scouts of Atlanta HR Council, the International Society for Human Resource Management, and Global Executive Woman’s Network.