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Sumona De Graaf

EVP, Chief Human Resources Officer

Sumona De Graaf is EVP, Chief Human Resources Officer. Sumona joined Republic in January 2020 as Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, where she has been responsible for overseeing and executing Republic’s talent strategy.

Prior to joining Republic, Sumona worked for ghSMART where she advised boards and coached, assessed, and developed executive leaders. Before ghSMART, Sumona was the Global Head of Career Development at Bloomberg LP, where she helped the company attract, develop and retain top talent. She also held roles in learning and diversity for both American Express and Goldman Sachs, focused on diversity and inclusion, training and leadership development, and driving leadership behaviors.

Sumona holds a Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from The George Washington University, and a B.S. in Psychology from Lehigh University.