We're a group of HR executives, entrepreneurs, and company builders that believe the world needs strategic, empathetic leadership more than ever.

At Troop, we’re on a mission to help People professionals drive change and maximize their impact as employees and leaders. As part of the Troop network, members connect with their peers, engage with industry thought leaders, and gain hard-earned insights from master practitioners across the business community, all with an eye towards supporting each other and building better companies.

Thank you for joining the troop on this journey.
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Our mission
We’re building Troop to empower People professionals to build better organizations, grow their careers, and advance the profession.
Our promise
There will always be fresh, actionable, and easy-to-digest content on Troop from the very best HR and business leaders around the world.
Our values
We believe that we’re only as good as the people around us. Troop is a supportive community dedicated to sharing diverse perspectives and experiences.
Our impact
We’re pushing the HR profession forward by connecting People leaders with the insights, relationships, and strategies needed to build better companies.

Leadership and advisors

Tracy Avin
Tracy Avin
Founder, TroopHR
Tracy has spent the last 20+ years as an entrepreneur working at the intersection of HR, healthcare, and startups.  In 2013, she started Post'd, a network for senior HR leaders. This would be the start of her passion project, pushing forward and doing more by building out the network, curating content, and organizing HR events as a way to contribute to the advancement of the people leader profession.  As a cancer survivor, she considers herself to be a bit of a warrior, never giving up and always pushing forward. She has used that same determination to build out her HR network to become the platform it is today, TroopHR.
Jill Katz
Jill Katz
Founder, AssembleHR
Fmr. VP HR, Macy's
Jill Katz is an Influencer, Speaker and Strategy Coach that is passionate about shifting the workplace to be more #PeopleFocused. She is the Founder and Chief Change Officer of Assemble HR Consulting, a boutique Human Resources firm that focuses Culture, Communication and Conflict in the workplace. She is a seasoned human capital expert, facilitator, and executive coach with more than 20 years of success in the fashion, retail, digital technology, media, and banking industries. Jill has held senior HR/Talent leadership roles at USA Networks/IAC, Ann Taylor, Calvin Klein Inc./PVH, Elie Tahari, and Macy’s.
Luck Dookchitra
Luck Dookchitra
VP People, Teachable
Luck Dookchitra has long been passionate about people, culture, and motivation at work. She counts herself fortunate in joining early-stage startups and building and shaping workplace cultures at many transformative tech startups including, LimeWire, Spotify, Flatiron Health, Compass, Modern Meadow, and currently Teachable. Luck graduated with a degree in Psychology and a minor in E. Asian Studies from Princeton and has certificates in HR Practices and D&I for HR from Cornell. She is an iPEC-Certified Professional Coach. In her free time, she loves learning and taking online courses (from home organization to countering bias in the workplace). Luck lives in NJ with her husband and son. 
Cindy Gordon
Cindy Gordon
Fmr. CPO Policygenius,
Fmr. Oscar and McKinsey
Cindy aims to shine a light on the human aspect of the workplace by inspiring purpose-driven outcomes that align with business goals. She was most recently Chief People Officer at Policygenius, scaling the company from 20 to 500 employees. Previously, Cindy was Head of People at Oscar Insurance, scaling the company from 80 to 545 employees. She spent 10+ years at McKinsey & Company in roles spanning human resources/benefits, recruiting, and professional development. In her spare time, she runs a fashion-consulting business and takes orders from her ferocious Yorkie-poo, Bert.
Cory Stern
Cory Stern
Head of HR, Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon Medical Devices
Cory Stern is a diversified and passionate Human Resources executive who has been building, coaching, and leading teams and organizations across the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies since 2004. In his current role, Cory serves as Head of HR for J&J’s Ethicon Medical Device business, a $8.5B business which provides surgeons around the world with trusted surgical systems and instruments. Cory’s prior experiences span both established and entrepreneurial start-up businesses across J&J. He has driven HR transformation, executed Talent Acquisition strategies, orchestrated multiple acquisition integration programs, and launched a new B2B business in the Health & Wellness Solutions space. 
Keryn Koch
Keryn Koch
VP People, Commonbond
Keryn is an HR leader with Tech start up, VC, and Fortune 500 experience. She leads the people team at CommonBond; overseeing HR, recruiting and Culture. Previously, she was the Director of HR at Yodle, a high growth online marketing company based in NYC. Keryn started her career at Barclays Investment Bank where she held various roles in HR. Keryn is skilled across all aspects of people management including organizational design; talent recruitment, development and retention; compensation and benefits; internal communications; and HR software selection and deployment to drive ESAT, performance management, and other KPIs. She is a graduate of Villanova University with a B.A. in Economics.
Marjorie Ajero
Founding Member
VP People, FeedbackLoop
Marjorie is a progressive People leading through team empowerment and empathy.  She is the VP of People at Feedback Loop where she oversees people processes and policies that build and enhance the employee experience, including organizational development, HR strategy, culture initiatives, talent management, and talent acquisition.   With 15+ years of experience, she built her career working in the tech, publishing, e-commerce, and digital media space and has extensive experience building and leading teams through different stages of company growth, labor relations, and M&A transactions. Marjorie loves to travel, has made it to six out of the seven continents.
Harris Mufson
Partner, Gibson Dunn
Harris M. Mufson is a partner in the New York office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. Mr. Mufson is a member of the Labor and Employment Practice Group and Co-Chair of the firm’s Whistleblower Team. He is highly regarded as a trusted advisor to clients in a wide range of industries regarding significant employment issues. Mr. Mufson has vast expertise in employment matters, representing employers in disputes regarding discrimination and retaliation, whistleblowing, sexual harassment, wrongful discharge, defamation, breach of contract, wage and hour laws, and restrictive covenants. In addition to litigating, Mr. Mufson counsels clients on compliance with employment-related laws, as well as the development, implementation and enforcement of personnel policies and procedures. He has also conducted numerous internal investigations regarding sensitive employment matters.
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