Liz Heitner is a Senior Vice President of Human Resources at Synchrony Financial. At Synchrony Financial she serves as the HR leader for the Payment Solutions business and Commercial Initiatives function and is the HR site leader for Synchrony Financial’s Kettering, Ohio location, the largest domestic site.
Prior to joining Synchrony Financial, Liz spent nearly 10 years with NCR Corporation, based in Atlanta, Georgia. There she held progressive HR roles supporting a variety of global client groups and C suite leaders, Liz led significant organization design initiatives, drove numerous global HR programs, and supported due diligence/integration on multiple company acquisitions. Liz began at NCR in compensation as a Global Incentive Design Consultant.
Additionally, Liz worked for Mercer Human Resource Consulting’s Workforce Strategies Group, where she ran talent management, compensation and executive remuneration projects for a variety of clients in a broad range of industries.
Liz graduated cum laude with a BA degree in Sociology and Political Science from the University of Georgia, and holds a Masters of Industrial and Labor Relations degree with a concentration in Strategic Human Resource Management from Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations. She was recently honored by the Dayton Business Journal among the 2017 Forty under 40.
Liz and her husband Jim have two small children, Sophie and Max. They relocated to Dayton in July 2014. Liz loves travel, the arts, spending time outdoors, and riding her bicycle. She has a passion for community improvement and helping people accomplish their professional and personal goals.