Heidi Capozzi is senior vice president of Human Resources for The Boeing Company. Since assuming the position in 2016, Capozzi has led the company’s leadership and learning, talent planning, employee and labor relations, total rewards, and diversity and inclusion initiatives. She is a member of the company’s executive council.
Capozzi previously served as vice president of Talent & Leadership, where she was responsible for identifying and developing emerging leadership talent as well as running the company's leadership center in St. Louis. She held prior positions as director of Human Resources for the Airplane Programs division of Boeing Commercial Airplanes and director of Human Resources for the Surveillance and Engagement division of Boeing Military Aircraft.
Prior to joining Boeing in 2009, Capozzi led human resources, internal services and quality for Insitu—a start-up pioneer in the design, development, production and operation of unmanned aircraft systems. In addition to Insitu, which is now a wholly-owned subsidiary of Boeing, Capozzi held leadership roles in human resources and communications at Northrop Grumman and TRW’s automotive and defense business.
Capozzi is a member of the board of directors of the Chicago Botanic Garden, the Midtown Educational Foundation and the Human Resources Policy Association. She also is a member of the Rework America Task Force—a coalition of business, academic and policy leaders working to foster a 21st Century, skills-based labor market.
She holds a bachelor's degree from Oberlin College in political science and East Asian studies, and earned a master's degree in human resources and industrial relations from the University of Minnesota.