Ms. Shepard rejoined Exponent, Inc. in September of 2014 as Vice President Human Resources and was promoted to Chief Human Resources Officer in 2017. From 2012 to 2014 Ms. Shepard served as Vice President Human Resources at 41st Parameter, a Division of Experian. From 2002 to 2009 she served as Vice President Human Resources at CoWare, Inc. which was acquired by Synopsys. From 2000 to 2001 Ms. Shepard served as Vice President Human Resources at Lutris Technologies. She also provided Human Resources consulting services for a variety of companies across the Bay Area between roles. From 1981 to 1999 Ms. Shepard held a variety of roles at Exponent joining originally as an Engineering Intern and continuing into roles as Managing Engineer, Business Manager, Director of Human Resources and Information Technology and Vice President of Corporate Human Resources. Ms. Shepard holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University.