STRATEGIC ADVISORY COUNCIL
Lorene Phillips
Lorene Phillips

Lorene Phillips

Strategic Advisory Council Co-Chair

Most of Lorene’s career has been working in Human Resources for Fortune 500 companies, including IBM, Dell and Newisys, a start-up.  In addition to this experience, she most recently worked for Pedernales Electric Cooperative, a power distribution company. She has managed all functions within the human resources area; compensation and benefits, staffing, management and employee development and morale management.  These functions required providing advice and counsel to all levels of management on managing the human asset; developing and deploying process policies, practices and procedures.


She has served on several boards of directors including Austin Humane Society, House of Hope, Communities for Recovery, Impact Austin and most recently Drive a Senior Central Texas. Her positions on the boards include Secretary, President, and working with various committees. Lorene serves on the Governance & Nominations Committee and Organizational Excellence Committee.


Lorene spends her retirement time volunteering for several nonprofit organizations, beading, and doing other crafty activities. She earned a Bachelor of Science Degree from Alabama A&M University.