Senior Vice President / Human Resources, Capital One

Judy Pahren is currently an Executive Coach in the organization. She has been with Capital One since its inception in 1994. During this time she has held numerous executive positions across the organization including roles in Card, Financial Services and in Human Resources. Prior to her current role, she was a member of the Home Loans Senior Leadership Team and was responsible for developing the HL line of business model and for the integration of the Capital One and INGD Home Loan Businesses as well as infrastructure development and risk management.

She has held a variety of diverse leadership roles many areas including Card where she was member of the Card Senior Leadership Team. In her years in Card, she led functions including Operations, Risk, Process Management, Project Management and Organization Effectiveness. As a member of the HR Leadership Team, she had accountability for Card Consulting, Talent Management, Learning and Diversity. She also has experience in new business development. Throughout her career, Ms. Pahren has frequently led high-impact, large-scale strategic change and infrastructure projects for the organization.

Ms. Pahren was the Executive Sponsor of Capital One’s Women’s Network for fifteen years and played a key role in the development of women at Capital One. Through her leadership, Capital One has also focused on developing future leaders by hosting the Future Leaders Forum for Young Women for the past twelve years.

Organizations in the community also benefit from Ms. Pahren’s involvement. She is Past President of the Maymont Foundation and Board Chair of The Richmond Forum. She serves on the Board of Trustees for ChildSavers/Memorial Child Guidance Clinic Endowment, and The Collegiate School. She is a Vice President of the Duke Alumni Association Board and is Co-Chair of Duke in Richmond.

Ms. Pahren has been recognized for her business and community contributions including 2011 Style Weekly Executive Women in Business, 2013 Forever Duke Award, and 2014 Outstanding Women Award (Business). Ms. Pahren earned her BA from Duke University, and her MBA from Vanderbilt University. She holds a Leadership Coaching Certificate from Georgetown University.