Jodi L. Starkman

Executive Director

Jodi Starkman is Executive Director of Innovation Resource Center for Human Resources (IRC4HR®), formerly known as IRC.  Prior to her role at IRC4HR, Jodi was the EVP and COO for Global Consulting at ORC Worldwide (now Mercer). She has worked in human resources strategy and organization change at PricewaterhouseCoopers and IBM, leading large-scale business and HR transformation programs across multiple industries. Jodi has also worked independently as an organization development/effectiveness consultant and certified coach assisting businesses, non-profits, and individuals to improve organizational health and team/individual performance.

Ms. Starkman earned her bachelor’s degree in neuroscience/biological basis of behavior from the University of Pennsylvania and her master’s in health care management from the Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy. Jodi is a board member of, a non-profit that is focused on the intersection of aging and gender in the workplace, and of Aleria Research Corporation, a non-profit with a mission to demonstrate the value of diversity and inclusion, and to foster greater inclusion and equality across society.