Althea Alviar Lee

talent management leader and strategist

Althea Alviar Lee is a talent management leader and strategist. Most recently, she served as assistant vice president of talent acquisition and development at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago where she was responsible for recruiting, organizational design, leadership development, succession planning and performance management. From 2008 to 2013, Lee was the manager of the Chicago Fed’s Leadership & Organizational Development team. Prior to that, Lee served in several roles with growing responsibility and scope at the Chicago Fed, including internal auditor, manager of the Office of the Directors, and the special assistant (chief of staff) to the president. Lee holds an MBA in leadership and change management from DePaul University and a bachelor’s in English from the University of Michigan. She is actively involved with the Chicago Sinfonietta, the nation’s most diverse symphony orchestra. Lee served as the founding chair of the Chicago Sinfonietta’s associate board and has been a member of its board of directors since April.

My Sessions

The Power of Questions

South Ballroom

Human resources professionals need to connect with a variety of stakeholders on a daily basis. A powerful tool in these interactions is the use of questions. When stated and expressed thoughtfully, questions can demonstrate understanding and openness and build connections between individuals and groups. Questions can also be transformational in coaching others and encouraging the kind of self-reflection…


Ask the Experts

South Ballroom

In Ask the Experts, speakers are invited back on stage to interact with the audience in a dynamic question and answer session. Attendees are encouraged to engage with the speakers on people management topics, generate questions and share ideas.