Teri Harrel

Teri Harrel

Teri Harrel

Senior Manager of People, North America at Red Hat | Red Hat

Teri graduated from Meredith College with a business degree concentrating in human
resources, and has practiced HR for twenty years.  Her previous experience includes managing
the HR function in multiple industries including staffing, pharmaceutical, biotech and software.
Teri is a Past President for Raleigh Metro SHRM. Under her leadership, the Chapter was
recognized with a Crown Award, honoring the highest achievements in chapter development
and contributions.  Teri has also been the recipient of the Dick Peoples Professional of the Year
Award, recognizing her service to the HR community (State Council, SHRM Chapters, etc.),
service to the HR profession, leadership in the business community, and service to the civic
community.  Teri is currently the Senior Manager of People, North America for Red Hat, Inc.
where she manages a team of Human Resources Managers.  When not working or
volunteering, she enjoys spending time with her family and traveling.  Red Hat, Inc. is the
world's leading provider of open source software solutions to the enterprise community.
Founded in 1993, Red Hat has its corporate headquarters in Raleigh, North Carolina, with
satellite offices worldwide.