Kate Daly joined Optimas in 2020 and leads the people strategy and all principle HR functions across the company. Her focus is on organizational development, talent management, total rewards and employee engagement. Prior to joining Optimas, Kate was CHRO of DSC Logistics, where she implemented people strategies that prepared the business for significant growth. Her expertise in leading large transformative initiatives resulted in a restructured operation with a new leadership model, plus systems, processes and technology. Before this, Kate held senior human resource roles with D&W Fine Pack, a manufacturer of food packaging solutions, and PSAV, an event technology and production company. In these positions, she was responsible for leading core human resource functions, plus acquisition integration and labor relations. Earlier in her career, Kate had a long tenure with Panasonic North America where she held roles of increasing responsibility, eventually leading the Learning and Development group. Kate holds a bachelor’s degree in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University.