Marcy Syman

Marcy Syman

Human resources director, Metropolitan Council of the Twin Cities

Description

Marcy Syman oversees strategic direction for the St. Paul-based Met Council’s HR policies, programs, and practices. She supports council staff through values of inclusion, collaboration, trust, customer focus, and efficiency. A key focus under Syman’s leadership is DEI. She has been instrumental in creating training programs to build cultural competence and inclusive management practices and to recognize unconscious bias. She has also led improvement of recruitment and selection processes to diversify the Met Council workforce. Efforts like these have contributed to a 13 percent increase in Met Council employee diversity over five years.