Casey Swails

Director, Executive Services, NASA Headquarters

As the Director for Executive Services, Casey provides human capital leadership and programs for attracting, rewarding and developing NASA's Executive talent to strategically align with the Agency's mission and strategic plans. Casey leads an Agency-wide organization that provides end-to-end human capital services to all of NASA's executives and political appointees including executive recruitment, staffing, onboarding; performance management, compensation and awards programs and policies; executive talent management and leadership development; and Executive advisory services and political consultation. Casey serves as the advisor to the Agency Executive Resources Board and to NASA Leadership on highly confidential, human capital matters and represents the Agency in this functional area to external groups such as the Office of Personnel Management.

Prior to serving as the Director of Executive Services, Casey developed an extensive background in all aspects of human resources (HR) management while holding various HR specialist and management positions at the Johnson Space Center (JSC) and NASA Headquarters. In her leadership roles, she has led numerous large scale organizational change efforts including serving as the Project Manager for NASA's Human Capital Transformation effort merging ten separate HR offices into one enterprise organization. She also led the design and stand-up of the Agency-wide end-to-end Executive Services organization and the design and launch of the industry standard HR Business Partner (HRBP) service delivery model at JSC which is now used Agency-wide. Casey has a Bachelor of Science in Management from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a MBA from Duke University.


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