Workplace Maven

Ivelices Linares Thomas, Esq., SPHR

Ivelices is a passionate, results driven Human Resources thought leader and accomplished Labor & Employment Attorney with 15 years combined expertise in transformational Human Resources, Regulatory Compliance, & Employment/Labor law.  Ivelices currently leads a national team of Human Resources and Compliance professionals across the U.S. advancing the organization’s national Human Capital Management strategy in support of executive leadership and growth goals. Ivelices is a proven architect of multi-faceted transformational initiatives critical to cross-functional business and operational success while promoting initiatives necessary to foster healthy workplace culture.  Ivelices brings the perspectives and learned lessons of identifying challenges and developing a strategy to resolve them for the betterment of the organization and its employees.

Prior to her current executive position, Ivelices led the Labor Relations functions for the Northeast and Southeast regions for Compass Group, the largest food service company in the world and was a Litigation Attorney with the New York City’s Mayor’s Office of Labor and Legal Aid Society.

A continuous contributor to her profession, Ivelices is a frequent speaker and recurring panel member for the Bar Association. Ivelices received her Juris Doctorate from Nova Southeastern University, graduating Cum Laude, and has been certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR).

Ivelices is married and has two young boys, Zion & Zahir. They reside in South Florida with their dogs Hope & Faith.