Leadership & Board

Pierre Towns

Pierre Towns serves as Chief Talent Officer and Human Resources at Room to Read, an organization focused on children's literacy & girls' education.
Chief Talent Officer

Pierre is responsible for Human Resources and Information Technology.  He has more than 30 years of experience in international human resources. Prior to joining Room to Read, Pierre co-founded and served as managing partner of Human Resource Capital Consultants Inc., a full-service human resources consulting firm serving both for-profit and nonprofit businesses.

He has taught courses in human resources at the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California and California State University, San Marcos. Prior to running his own consulting business, Pierre worked as the Chief Administrative Officer for MedUnite. He also worked for ARCO, a publicly held oil and gas company, for nearly 20 years heading up human resources and administration for ARCO Latin America, Caracas, Venezuela, which included Central and South America, and the Caribbean. He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and administrative studies from the University of California, Riverside, and an MBA from the University of Southern California.

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