Jovonna Palmer, MHR – 2017 Top 100 Under 50 Emerging Leader


Jovonna Palmer, MHR
HR Manager
Viacom Media Networks
Lipscomb University

Jovonna is the Manager of Human Resources for Viacom Media Networks in Nashville, TN. She plays an active role in all HR functions including but not limited to overseeing the internship program, staffing/recruiting, wellness initiatives, employee relations, freelance management, and performance management. Prior to this role, she worked with Colonial Williamsburg Foundation in Williamsburg, VA focusing in workers compensation and accident investigations. Currently, she volunteers as a college mentor with the Middle TN Society for Human Resource Management (MTSHRM), a member of the National Association for Multi-Ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC), and currently serving a one year Young Leaders Council (YLC) internship with the Nashville State Community College Foundation Executive Board. She holds a Master’s degree in Human Resources from Lipscomb University and is certified as a Rule 31 Civil Mediator.