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Kirstin Covelli Shelton

VP of Human Resources

Kirstin Covelli Shelton is Vice President of Human Resources, where she performs strategic planning and human capital solution development for OCTO. She leads HR function to include total rewards, employee relations, and talent and performance management initiatives for the company. With a strong background supporting organizations that serve the Federal Government, Kirstin led HR functions at ICF as Senior Director, Human Resources, and at SAIC in progressively senior HR roles. Over her more than 15 years of experience in this discipline, she has overseen talent management, total rewards, performance management, and labor and employee relations. She has led performance management programs to promote employee development and career planning, while aligning business and human capital strategies for organizations with more than 15,000 employees. In addition, Kirstin was responsible for talent management efforts for multiple merger and acquisition (M&A) activities. She holds a B.S. in Economics and Sociology from SUNY at Buffalo State College and Certifications in Human Resources and Employee Relations from Cornell.