Dan Lyons, SPHR, Director
Director, HR Consulting
Dan is an accomplished Human Resources leader who brings over 20 years of award winning experience to his clients. When Dan was the Vice President of Human Resources for an advertising agency headquartered in Boston, he was part of an executive team that led six years of double-digit growth and won multiple Best Place to Work awards from the Boston Business Journal and The Boston Globe. The agency was also named the #1 Best Place to Work nationwide in Marketing and Media by Ad Age Magazine two years in a row while under Dan's HR leadership.
Immediately after that run, Dan became the Vice President of HR for a global tech company in Boston. That company was named a US-Ireland Top 50 Company and was given a major award for innovation during his tenure there.
Most recently, Dan worked as a Senior Human Resources Business Partner for Amazon's Prime, Lifecycle Engagement, and Mass Advertising teams. In that role, he developed and ensured the execution of all the HR strategies affecting more than 1,500 people. That work included recruiting, developing talent, improving diversity, strengthening the teams' managing capabilities, decreasing attrition, and improving organization structures, all within a rapid growth environment.
Dan is a seasoned HR leader with a specialty in the areas of people, culture, engagement and creating unique people practices in business. He has demonstrated the ability to influence all levels of companies and deliver proven solutions to businesses in areas such as:
Dan grew up in the Barre/Montpelier area and recently returned to Vermont after many years away. He holds a Bachelor's of Science degree in Business Management from Texas State University and maintains his certification as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR). He is a veteran serving in the US Air Force for 6 years.