Julia Méndez Bio

Julia Méndez, CAAP, PHR, CELS
Principal Business Consultant
Workforce Compliance and Diversity Solutions division, Peoplefluent

Julia Méndez is Principal Business Consultant for the Workforce Compliance and Diversity Solutions division of Peoplefluent’s New Orleans office. Ms. Méndez’s current duties include overseeing the training programs for customers as well as creating content and delivering training in areas such as equal employment opportunity (EEO) and affirmative action (AA) compliance, EEO-1, VETS-100A, web accessibility for persons with disabilities, and reviewing responsibilities of AA and EEO to management. She also has 16 years experience in assisting clients through OFCCP compliance reviews, and offering technical assistance both to clients and internal customers. Her duties also include overseeing the New EEOSource website and publication, and she also serves as the Diversity Chairperson for the Workforce Compliance and Diversity Solutions. She has also been invited to speak at national, regional and local conferences on topics such as new veteran classifications, EEO-1 and VETS-100A requirements, web accessibility for persons with disabilities, preparing for an OFCCP compliance review, and EEO/Affirmative Action/Diversity legal requirements.

Ms. Méndez is a graduate of University of New Orleans where she obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in General Business Administration and a Master of Business Administration. She also holds a Professional in Human Resources certification from the Society of Human Resource Management since 1998, is a Certified Employment Law Specialist from Columbia Southern University, and is a Certified Affirmative Action Professional from the American Association for Affirmative Action...

Memberships in professional organizations include the Louisiana Liaison Group (LLG) where she served in 2007 and 2008 as President and is currently on the Board. She is also a member of the Society for Human Resource Management; Human Resource Management Association of Greater New Orleans, where she has served as Diversity Chairperson since 2007; and is a member and past Personnel Committee Chair for the American Association for Affirmative Action. She is a member of Toastmasters International and also is on the editorial board for INSIGHT into Diversity.