Darlene was born and raised on the beautiful island of St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands. After receiving her BA in Business Administration from the University of the Virgin Islands, Darlene moved her family to Houston, TX where her HR career started. She then moved her family to Tampa where she has resided for the last 10 years. Darlene’s HR career spans over 15 years. Her overall experience is that of a generalist which allows her the ability to adapt and immediately utilize her skills, experience and knowledge. She has worked in a variety of industries to include the healthcare industry which she has 10 years of experience in. She is a member of the Society for HR Management (SHRM), HR Tampa, and is a Lifetime Member of the National Association of African-Americans in HR (NAAAHR). Darlene is also a Certified Predictive Index Practitioner and DDI Targeted Selection Interviewer and Coach. Darlene is passionate about coaching others and is excited to be apart of the elite team at Riverside Recovery of Tampa.