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Valerie Davisson

At Home Stores

Valerie Davisson
Chief People Officer
At Home Stores


Valerie Davisson joined At Home in April 2013 as chief people officer. As the head of human resources, she provides strategic leadership to employee relations, staffing and retention, development, succession planning, compensation, benefits, legal and regulatory compliance.

Prior to her current role, Davisson served as executive vice president and chief people works officer for Brinker International, where she led HR and information technology for more than 800 company-owned restaurants worldwide. Prior to Brinker, Davisson was with Yum Brands Inc., where she held a variety of roles with increasing responsibility, most recently serving as vice president of Yum HR.

She received her bachelor’s degree in public administration from Southern Illinois University and earned a master’s in human resource management from Washington University in St. Louis.

Davisson serves as a board member for Southern Methodist University’s Human Resource Roundtable and as a member of the Society of Human Resource Management. She also sits on the board for International Women’s Forum Dallas, an organization of preeminent women that furthers dynamic leadership, leverages global access and maximizes opportunities for women to exert their influence. In her spare time, Davisson enjoys playing and watching sports, and traveling.

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