Director of Human Resources
Verona McGuire-Powers is a native of Halifax County, Scotland Neck, NC. With an extensive career in business, finance, accounting, human resources, and many other disciplines, Verona has worked for a diverse array of private and public-sector organizations as Royal Quality Maintenance, St. Augustine’s College, NC Department of Corrections, Northern Telecom, Draka Elevator Products, Log Cabin Homes, and Cox Communications. In 2010, Verona brought her skills to OIC, Inc. as a member of the Finance Department. From there, she rose through the ranks to her current role of Director of Human Resources.
Verona has acquired a multitude of degrees, certifications, awards and honors that she has used to help enrich OIC, Inc. Mission, Vision and Values. These include: Bachelor of Science in Business Administration/Accounting (Fayetteville State University), Master of Business Administration/Human Resource (Strayer University), Master of Science in Human Resource Management (Strayer University), Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) membership, Golden Key International Honor, National Honor Society and others. Additionally, Verona serves in many community capacities as Notary Public Instructor, member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Church Secretary, Assistant Choir Director and Youth Mentor of Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church, and a NC Realtor, among many others.