Shawna McGovern-Burke ED.D, CPHR Senior Specialist

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Shawna McGovern-Burke is a senior business leader and a Chartered Professional in Human Resources with over 20 years of experience helping individuals, teams and organizations maximize their business and people potential. She holds a doctorate degree in Human Development and Counseling, focusing on performance and leadership development. She has extensive experience in organizational design, organizational effectiveness, cultural diverse work environments and leadership development. She also works as a Specialist on the Salopek team to support organizations across diverse sectors in executing workplace investigations. Shawna has worked within the non-profit sector and is the team expert on change management, leadership transitioning and organizational design.

Professional Certifications:

  • Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR)


  • Organizational Design & Development
  • Change Management
  • Leadership Development & Coaching
  • Organizational Effectiveness
  • Cultural Diverse Work Environments
  • Workplace Investigations
  • Strategic Planning


  • Ed.D., Human Development and Counseling


Shawna loves to spend time with her family and enjoys baking and golf in the warmer months of the year.