Duke Leadership Academy Scholars Profile

Sumetrice Porter

Sumetrice Porter

Title: HR Director
Location:
Senior Management Area: Sanford School of Public Policy
Class Year: 2023

Bio:
Sumetrice currently works as a Human Resources Director
at the Sanford School of Public Policy. She has a
successful track record of collaborating with others in a
complex matrixed organization to achieve human resource-
based goals, priorities and business objectives.
Sumetrice provides strategic human resource counsel
regarding engagement and organizational alignment. She is
a subject matter expert in performance management,
employee relations, policy interpretation, compensation,
labor management, facilitation, talent acquisition,
training and development and diversity, equity and
inclusion.

Sumetrice earned a Master's of Public Administration
(MPA) with a Human Resource Management concentration at
the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and a B.A.
in Political Science and Public Administration from Elon
University. Sumetrice has her Professional in Human
Resources (PHR) certification, as well as professional
affiliations with Society of Human Resource Management
(SHRM) and American Society of Public Administrators
(APSA).