Victoria Cook, PHR, SHRM-CP, joined SURGE Engineering as Human Resources Director in September of 2020. Victoria brings 27 years of Human Resources experience in various industries, 14 of which have been working in the energy sector for private and public companies such as Oceaneering, Talisman USA, and Aveda Transportation and Energy Services.
Victoria has overseen Human Resources functions for up to 5,000 employees in 21 US states and globally. Victoria has over 25 years of leadership experience in previously held roles as a US Human Resources Compliance Manager, Manager, US Human Resources, and Senior Human Resources Advisor.
Victoria is a hands-on Human Resources Business partner who thrives in promoting positive employee relations and being involved in day-to-day operations. Victoria’s expertise includes but is not limited to employee relations, human resources compliance, policy development, recruitment and retention, and developing initiatives that improve company profitability and growth.
In addition to Victoria’s significant years of Human Resources Management experience, she has been a national member of the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) for 20 years. She holds two Human Resources designations, Professional Human Resources (PHR) and SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP).
Victoria lives in Cypress with her husband, Gary of 36 years, and their cat, Willow. During her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her sons and their families, going on cruises, and working out.