Theresa M. Lough, SHRM-SCP

Human Resources Director

As the Human Resources Director for Smith Debnam, Theresa works with firm management in workforce planning and development, employee relations, benefits, compensation, training, policies and procedures, and general compliance. Theresa leads the development our firm’s wellness program, earning Smith Debnam the “Healthiest Employer” award from the Triangle Business Journal. Theresa has over fifteen years of HR management experience and is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) by the Society for Human Resources Management. Currently, Theresa serves as the Certification Director on the Raleigh-Wake Human Resources Association (RWHRMA) Board and remains engaged in a variety of professional initiatives focused on emerging human resource issues.

  • A.S., cum laude, De Anza College, Cupertino, CA
  • B.S., Human Resources, San Diego State University-California State University
  • SHRM-SCP, 2014
  • Senior Human Resources Professional, 2010
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