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Jennifer Zappia

General Manager - HRBP

Delta Air Lines

Education

MHRIR, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2001
BA, Psychology – University of Central Florida

Career Highlights

  • Over 18 years of progressive HR experience including Employee Engagement, Leadership Development, Org Design, Labor Relations and Talent and Succession Planning.
  • In her current role, Jennifer leads a team of HR professionals to support for over 14,000 aviation employees across multiple business units within Delta Air Lines.
  • She began her career with Ford Motor Company and worked in manufacturing and distribution facilities throughout the US.
  • Jennifer lives in Atlanta with her husband and their pets – Banner and JoJo (rescue pups), and Lucy and Buster (rescue cats)