Full Name
Trish Holliday
Job Title
VP of HR & Corporate Services
Nashville Electric Systems
Speaker Bio
As the Vice President of Human Resources and Corporate Services for Nashville Electric Service, Trish is responsible for the following sections: staffing, employee relations, diversity, equity, and inclusion, compensation and benefits, safety, employee development, facilities, security, and fleet. She enjoys working with leaders on strategy and transformational change initiatives to recruit, retain, and reward top talent. Trish adds great value to executives who seek a solution driven approach to addressing business and people challenges and opportunities.

Trish has extensive experience in the human resources industry and provides leaders with an organizational playbook that focuses on growing leaders and driving performance. Trish serves on various non-profit and academic boards and enjoys giving back to the community. She is a founding board member for the nonprofit Impact100 in Nashville, TN. Trish serves on the International Public Management Association-HR Executive Council and is Board Chair for the nonprofit Disability Rights of Tennessee.

As an award-winning leader, Trish was the cover feature in the 2022 September issue of HR Manager Magazine and the cover feature of the 2019 March issue of the national Chief Learning Officer Magazine. She was named one of the 2019 Women of Influence by the Nashville Business Journal. Trish received the Warner W. Stockberger Achievement Award in honor of a lifetime of outstanding contributions toward the improvement of public human resources management by IPMA- HR. She was awarded the HR Excellence award by the Tennessee Society for Human Resources Management and received the Learning Leader of the Year award by Corporate Learning Network.

From her days in fulltime ministry, in the Appalachian missionary field, and her work in government as Tennessee’s State Chief Learning Officer, the private sector, nonprofits, and higher education, she has found enormous joy in helping people become their best selves and organizations to reach optimal performance.
Trish Holliday