Deputy Secretary for Human Resources & Management
V. Reid Walsh is the Deputy Secretary for Human Resources and Management for
the Commonwealth Pennsylvania. As deputy secretary, Reid’s focus has been on
implementing core transformation initiatives. These include consolidating
commonwealth HR under a shared services model, building a four-year strategic
plan and IT roadmap for HR, establishing a unified service delivery model
through process standardization, building an HR LEAN program and managing HR
service delivery through metrics and governance.
Prior to taking on her current role, Reid served as the chief
of staff and policy director for the Office of Administration, playing an instrumental
role in the agency’s key initiatives.
Reid also served
as the director of operations for the Tom Wolf for Governor campaign, where she
oversaw operational needs and planned and executed the campaign's primary and
general election night events. Reid also
served as executive director of the Wolf Inaugural Committee.
to her hometown of York, Walsh spent thirteen years in Washington, D.C., with
the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), most recently as the senior director in
the Business Affairs and Program Management Department. As senior director, she managed a multi-million-dollar
annual budget, while leading operational activities across seven departments. Reid also played a key role in establishing
and managing a matrixed organization and building new business units
from the ground up.
Reid attended the University of Delaware, where she
graduated with a degree in communications. After college, she spent a year in service through
Jesuit Volunteer Corps serving the homeless youth community of Phoenix, Arizona. Reid currently resides in Spring
Garden Township with her husband and two children.