Chief Human Resources Officer
Shelie Gustafson is CH2M’s executive vice president and Chief Human Resource Officer, where she is responsible for aligning and delivering on people strategies that will advance CH2M’s business.
Shelie is passionate about maximizing business success through people and fostering a unique and inclusive culture to attract the world’s best talent—those who are inspired and committed to solving our clients’ greatest challenges.
Shelie joined CH2M in 2007 as the Human Resources (HR) director for the former Operations & Maintenance Business Group. In 2009, she served as HR strategic director for a number of businesses, and in 2011, Shelie was appointed vice president, global HR delivery overseeing HR delivery in North and South America, Asia Pacific, Middle East/India and Europe. Shelie has also led the HR integration of several acquisitions at CH2M.
Previously, Shelie held a variety of roles in the technology, financial services and oil and gas business sectors. She has lived and worked in Europe and specializes in transformation efforts as well as organizational effectiveness.
Shelie holds a bachelor’s degree in business from Regis University and a master’s degree in communications from the University of Colorado. She also holds the designation of senior professional in human resources (SPHR) and global professional in human resources (GPHR) from the Human Resource Certification Institute.