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STV Welcomes Jacqueline Opal as its New Chief People Officer


NEW YORK, NY – STV, a leader in engineering, architectural, planning and program and construction management services, today announced Jacqueline Opal has joined the firm as its new chief people officer. In this role, Opal will lead STV’s human resource strategy and teams to ensure effective and efficient HR services that support the firm’s business needs and growth goals.

“Our people are essential to our success,” said Greg Kelly, P.E., STV president and CEO. “I am excited to welcome Jacqueline to our team as she drives towards enhancing our employee experience by connecting, mentoring and challenging the next generation of STV leaders, and elevating STV as the employer of choice among our peers.”

Most recently, Opal served as the chief people officer at a global leader in energy and environmental technologies and services for the power and industrial markets. With more than 20 years of experience, her expertise spans all facets of strategic human resources including compensation, benefits, talent acquisition and talent management. She also has an extensive background supporting mergers and acquisitions, including human resources due diligence and post-acquisition integration efforts.

An active community member, Opal serves on the Team Northeast Ohio Talent Development Council as well as a development equity council with key diversity and human resources leaders. She earned her Bachelor of Science and Master of Business Administration from University of Central Florida and has a Green Belt Six Sigma Certification.