Agnieszka Zieminska Yank, APCO’s Worldwide’s chief talent officer, is based in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office, and has over a decade of human resources management experience.
Prior to joining APCO in 2017, Ms. Yank led TechnoServe’s strategic global talent efforts, and created the company’s global HR management function. She also previously led human resources at Chemonics, where she managed the international development firms’ transition to new integrated human resources management system and built its global safety and security and staff care programs.
Ms. Yank’s experience also includes program management and business development. She has managed development projects in Africa, Eastern Europe, Latin America, Afghanistan and Haiti. Earlier in her career, Ms. Yank worked for non-profit organizations on civil society strengthening and government capacity building projects in Eastern Europe.
Ms. Yank holds two master’s degrees, one in International Administration and another one in Library Science. In addition, she holds Global Professional in Human Resources Certification and Certificate in Organizational Consulting and Change Leadership, and is an active member of the capitol area Human Resources Leadership Forum and the Society for Human Resources Management.