Amparo Bared Bravo is former vice president of Talent Management for Ryder System, Inc., a FORTUNE 500 transportation and supply chain management solutions company headquartered in Miami. Amparo is responsible for developing and implementing the company’s talent management strategy, which includes talent acquisition, performance management, succession planning, leadership development and assessment, and employee learning. She also leads efforts to effect cultural transformation throughout Ryder for key strategic efforts such as diversity and inclusion, change management, and employee engagement.
Amparo first joined Ryder in 1995 as a manager in Human Resources and has held positions of increasing responsibility and leadership in the Human Resources organization over a 17-year career with the company. Her achievements have included developing a comprehensive talent management strategy aligned with the company’s human resources and business objectives; strengthening the company’s diversity and inclusion focus, including the creation of an 11-member Diversity and Inclusion Council led by the company’s CEO; expanding the use of innovative outreach efforts for recruiting; and strengthening the company’s leadership development through new programs for high-potential employees and executives. Amparo also led the implementation of an enterprise-wide Web-based solution to facilitate and integrate all talent management processes, and played a key role in organizing Ryder’s first Women Leadership Forum, a two-day gathering of the company’s 70 highest-ranking female leaders to share knowledge and network.
Amparo is an active member of the Talent Management Executive Council for The Conference Board, Women Executive Leadership (WEL), and the National Association of Women MBAs (NAWMBA). Additionally, she is an alumna of the Corporate Leadership Center’s “Leading Women Executives” program and a member of the human resources research and advisory services firm Bersin & Associates. Actively involved in her community, Amparo has served as an executive leader for the American Heart Association’s fundraising and awareness efforts in Miami-Dade as well as for CARE Resource, an HIV/AIDS service organization in Miami. She also volunteers regularly for various service ministries at her church. In 2010, she was selected for Profiles in Diversity Journal’s “Women Worth Watching” issue.
Amparo earned a Master of Business Administration from the Universtiy of Miami and a Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resources Management from Florida International University. She is married and has a son, a stepdaughter, and a stepson.