Martha Delehanty is Senior Vice President of Human Resources for Verizon Operations. In this position, she leads a team of HR professionals responsible for implementing and managing human resources policies and programs across Verizon’s wireless, wireline, and enterprise global businesses. Delehanty provides strategic counsel and guidance to the business on HR-related matters to support our talented workforce and strengthen our winning culture.
Prior to her current assignment, Delehanty was Vice President of Human Resources for Verizon Wireless with responsibility for all human resources strategies and programs, including employee relations, compensation and benefits, training and development, staffing, diversity and human resources for 80,000 employees. Delehanty joined Verizon Wireless in 2000 serving as executive director of employee relations, overseeing employee workplace programs and policies, including all human resources communications.
Previously, Delehanty was a field director for GTE Wireless. She joined GTE in 1991 through their Leadership Development Program and held a variety of positions of increasing responsibility and authority with the company’s products, directories, telephone operations and wireless groups.
She serves on the board of trustees for 180 Turning Lives Around, a non-profit organization dedicated to eliminating domestic violence.
Delehanty holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Mount Holyoke College and a Master’s degree in Business from the University of Texas at Austin.