We are thrilled to announce our new Senior Director of HR, Teryle Macdonald! Teryle is an experienced human resources leader with a strong track record of building highly effective relationships in dynamic environments ranging from startups to large, complex organizations. Most recently, Teryle was the Senior Director of HR at Pandora in New York where she supported the growth of the sales and revenue operations to over 1,300 people. She joined Pandora during a hypergrowth period, built their HR infrastructure to scale and partnered with leadership to translate business strategies into people and talent strategies. Prior to Pandora, Teryle held senior positions at GE, NBC Universal and Comcast.
At VigLink Teryle will manage all aspects of HR, working with everyone at the company from executives to interns. She will focus on recruiting, performance, development, compensation and benefits while developing long term programs and ensuring VigLink is market competitive.
“VigLink already has a great culture and a smart management team and I’m excited to join a company where we can influence the company culture from the early phases,” said Teryle. “I will be looking at our existing culture and developing processes that amplify it. I want people to think of VigLink as the glory days part of their career where they have strong management, mentorship and are able to try new things in order to grow as a professional.”
“We’ve worked hard to establish a culture at VigLink where intelligent people work hard and have fun at the same time,” said Oliver Roup, Founder and CEO of VigLink. “In the competitive tech startup world, great talent is hard to find. Teryle’s extensive experience will be invaluable in further developing our culture and putting the necessary systems and processes in place to grow.”
When Teryle isn’t recruiting savvy techies or coaching executives she can be found mountain biking or surfing. As a New York transplant she is embracing the outdoorsy California lifestyle!