Maryellen Valaitis is the senior vice president, Human Resources, for McGraw-Hill Education. As MHE’s leader of the human resources team, her major responsibilities include talent acquisition, talent development, performance management and rewards & recognition. Prior to her current role, she held the senior human resources positions for MHE’s PreK-12 business unit and the Customer Service & Global Technology group.
Maryellen joined The McGraw-Hill Companies in September 2000 as a result of the Tribune Education acquisition where she was director of human resources. Previously, she served as operations manager and human resources manager for a Nabisco facility. As human resources manager she had responsibility for the entire Human Resources function including employee relations, staffing, safety and benefit administration. While with Nabisco, she also served as chief spokesperson for contract negotiations. Earlier, Maryellen was employed by General Tire, where she held various Human Resources positions of increasing responsibility within that organization. She holds an Executive Masters of Business Administration from Baldwin-Wallace College and a bachelor’s degree in Personnel and Labor Relations from Cleveland State University.
Maryellen is a member of the board of directors of the McGraw-Hill Employees Federal Credit Union.