VBH Board Member

Amaris McComas is the Head of Talent and Organizational Development at TIAA Bank. She manages the strategic development of the recruiting, talent management and learning teams. Prior to joining TIAA, Amaris spent three years at Premier, Inc., a healthcare performance improvement organization, leading talent acquisition efforts for permanent placement, contingent workers and college recruiting. She was also responsible for strategic planning, the execution of Premier’s Managed Service Provider (MSP) program and diversity initiatives. In addition, she helped to lead the total talent management strategy for Premier’s employee base.

Throughout her career, Amaris has played a significant role in multiple human resources technology implementations. Prior to joining Premier, she spent eight years at HSBC, serving as Vice President of Resourcing. She managed the team’s full-cycle recruiting processes, data retrieval and analysis, reporting and program-related responsibilities with the objective to source, hire and retain quality and diverse candidates. At HSBC, Amaris received the 2009 and 2011 Diversity Ambassador Award for increasing awareness and education in recruitment related to Affirmative Action and has served as the lead diversity liaison of resourcing for the United States.

Amaris has a strong passion for traveling the world and sampling different types of cuisine. Fluent in Italian and Spanish, she holds a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology from Emory University in Atlanta, GA. Amaris was born and raised in Puerto Rico and currently resides in Charlotte, NC with her husband and three children.