Senior VP, Human Resources
In his role at Valence, Mike Bourgon is accountable for all of the Human Resources functions, systems, processes and policies of the organization. Before Valence, he had a series of HR roles at larger national and global organizations: Immediately preceding Valence, Mike was VP of Global HR Operations at The Warranty Group, a role in which he had responsibility for HR activity across the company’s global locations.
Prior to that, he served in a variety of Human Resources positions over 14 years at Tribune Company, culminating in the top corporate HR role from 2008 through 2013 where he was directly responsible for all companywide, centralized HR functions. Other roles he held at Tribune include Director, Human Resources and Leadership Development and Director, Benefits. Before Tribune, Mike spent two years directing the health and welfare benefits function at Sears, Roebuck & Co. and 10 years as a senior consultant and actuary with PriceWaterhouse Coopers and Coopers & Lybrand.