Julia Kellogg is the chief people officer for North American Bancard Holdings, LLC (NAB), where she guides strategic direction for NAB's culture, employee engagement, learning and development, talent acquisition, compensation, benefits and well-being, payroll, employee relations, charitable giving, and facilities.
Kellogg has more than 20 years of domestic and international HR leadership experience across a wide array of industries. Prior to joining NAB, she was the director of human resources for Valassis, a leader in activating consumers through intelligent media delivery, where she focused on providing strategic HR support to executive leaders, propelling business growth, and creating a dynamic workplace.
Throughout her career, Kellogg has positioned HR as a strategic business unit focused on cultivating talent and supporting leaders. She was recognized as the 2015 Michigan Society for Human Resource Management (MISHRM) Top HR Professional. In 2017, she was again recognized as the American Society of Employers (ASE) HR Executive of the Year. Additionally, NAB's HR department was named the gold winner of the 2017 Golden Bridge Award for HR Department of the Year.
Kellogg is an active philanthropist and community service advocate for causes such as: domestic violence prevention and support, breast cancer awareness, literacy, and the transition of women from welfare back into the workplace. She held the position of vice president of ZONTA International, San Diego Chapter, a worldwide organization dedicated to the advancement of international women's rights. She is active in the Detroit Society for Human Resources Management (DSHRM), where she currently sits on the executive board and serves as a past president.
Kellogg earned her bachelor's degree in organizational behavior and human resources management from the University of Michigan-Flint. In addition, she holds professional distinctions as a Society of Human Resource Management Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) and as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) from the HR Certification Institute (HRCI).