Gloria J. Sinclair Miller is a highly respected strategic Human Resources Business Partner with more than 20 years of senior human resources leadership within the pharmaceutical, retail and financial services industries.
Ms. Sinclair Miller was most recently the Senior Director, Diversity and Talent/HR Business Partner for AstraZeneca Pharmaceutical’s North America Commercial Business Unit. In this role, she oversaw the development and execution of diversity and inclusion strategies, and championed the implementation of the division’s People Strategy. Prior to this role, Ms. Sinclair Miller was the Senior HR Business Partner for the U.S. AZ-BMS Diabetes Alliance, driving the alignment of business strategy and human capital management in this unique joint Diabetes venture between AstraZeneca (AZ) and Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS). She continued to serve as HR Director for U.S. Diabetes upon AstraZeneca’s purchase of the Diabetes business from BMS, and managed the HR integration of the 2,000 North American employees of the BMS Diabetes franchise into AZ’s culture and organization.
Prior to her work with the Diabetes Alliance, Ms. Sinclair Miller held HR Management roles within the Information Technology/Enterprise Services division of Bristol-Myers Squibb for 6 years, during periods of major organizational and cultural change. For 8 years before joining Bristol-Myers Squibb, Ms. Sinclair Miller held Regional HR Management positions with Borders Group, Inc as well as TD Bank, where she was an effective multi-unit human resources business partner, building strong alliances with operational and human resources partners, and effectively leveraging the talents and best practices of organizations undergoing both mergers and acquisitions.
Ms. Sinclair Miller has assumed multiple leadership roles within the national and local chapters of the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) including serving currently as the Immediate Past President, of the Philadelphia Chapter of SHRM. She has been an active member of this chapter’s Board of Directors for several years, and led the chapter’s programming and professional development efforts as Vice President of Development. In recognition for her many years of leadership and her impact on the recruitment and development of HR professionals, she was the recipient of the 2010 Delaware Valley SHRM’s HR Person of the Year.
Ms. Sinclair Miller has been a strong mentor and advocate for supporting our military service men and women, not only within SHRM, but also through her direct involvement with military service organizations. She serves as the Chairman of the Board for USO for Pennsylvania and Southern New Jersey (Liberty USO), following several years of service as a Board Member, Gala Chair and Volunteer. Additionally, Ms. Sinclair Miller has served with the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) as a committee member of the ESGR in Southeastern Pennsylvania. She has also been a Board Member of the Philadelphia Veteran’s Multi-Service Center, as well as a member of the advisory team for the Women’s’ Veterans ROCK Campaign. She was the recipient of the Veteran’s Multi-Service Center’s Advocacy Award (2015) and the Women’s’ Veterans ROCK Legends Award (2014).
Ms. Sinclair Miller’s professional credentials include Global and Senior Professional in Human Resources Certifications (GPHR and SPHR), the SHRM-SCP certification, as well as both a Masters and Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Resources Management from Widener University and Wilmington Universities respectively.