Director of Human Resources | Omni Hotel & Resorts
Nachele Groomes is the Director of Human Resources for the Omni Houston Hotel Westside where she currently oversees all areas of recruiting, training and development, and employee relations on a property level. Over the past 8 years she has developed a passion for the hospitality through both her love for travel and having a desire to assist those who work in the service industry. A graduate of Leander High School, she received her undergraduate degree from Williams College in Political Science, and her Master’s Degree from Texas State University with a focus on Legal Studies, becoming a certified Paralegal and Mediator. She earned her HR Certified Professional credentials through self-study and shadowing professional mentors.
She has served on a variety of boards and volunteer efforts both with organizations and her church over the past 10 years and has called Austin her home for over 20 years. Organizations she has been directly involved with include: the Austin Area Urban League Young Professionals Executive Leadership Team where she is currently Vice President, the Austin Human Resources Management Association, and the Capital Hotel Human Resources Managers Association where she was most recently Treasurer. Nachele is a 2013 graduate of Leadership Austin’s Emerge program, and often volunteers at the Central Texas Food Bank to support Omni’s Say Goodnight to Hunger Campaign.
Nachele joined AYC after attending the 2017 ChangeMaker Luncheon and being inspired by the organization’s goals and objectives. She’s excited to continue on the Board in 2019 and looks forward to connecting and creating more relationships with other young professionals who are passionate about investing in the Austin Community as well.