Shelley Ovrom is Director of Human Resources for the City of Beverly Hills. She is responsible for providing strategic guidance and leadership for all aspects of the Human Resources function including employee recruitment; employee and labor relations; training and organizational development; personnel administration and risk management, which includes employee benefit and leave administration; workers compensation administration; employee injury and illness prevention; and general liability and insurance administration.
Ovrom works closely with the City’s nine employee associations to facilitate the process of contract approval and administration for the City’s 1,000 employees.
Ovrom began her career in Human Resources with The Walt Disney Company and Universal Studios Hollywood before transitioning to municipal government as a Human Resources Analyst with the City of Azusa in 2005. She joined the City of Beverly Hills in 2012 as Human Resources Manager and was later named an Assistant Director before being appointed Director of Human Resources in 2018.
Ovrom earned her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern California.