Principal Consultant

Elaina Van Kirk

Be Kind, Be True

Elaina Van Kirk joined Exude in 2021 as a Senior Human Capital Consultant, bringing over 10 years of experience to the team. An HR transformation expert, Elaina leverages her wide range of HR and business knowledge to drive measurable results through HR optimization, change management, risk mitigation, talent management and the employee experience.

Elaina has spent years identifying opportunities for HR transformation, designing strategic HR plans to support business goals and developing talent enablement processes as a Human Capital consultant. She also has experience conducting full scale organizational assessments, leading mid-sized HR teams, creating and delivering training to management, and developing performance and compensation programs.

In 2022, Elaina took on the role of Principal at Exude, leading our product development in coordination with our sales strategy.  One of Elaina’s strengths is building tools and models that support her thoughtful approach to work.  As Principal, Elaina sets the standard for both process and client deliverables across all consulting engagements for our clients.

Elaina holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania.

Certifications & training include: Professional in Human Resources (HRCI) and SHRM-Certified Professional.