Adriana Robles joined Western Growers family in 2013 and is responsible for the development and facilitation of a variety of leadership development and Human Resources courses and programs. In her short tenure at WG she has provided over 200 hour of professional development to member companies throughout the US. She has over 8 years of experience in the area of learning and development and over 10 years of experience in employee management and nonprofit operations.
Prior to Western Growers, Adriana worked at SCAN Health Plan as a Training Specialist where she was responsible for the development and facilitation of their employee learning and development programs. Prior to that, she was a Regional Director of Programs for extended learning programs throughout Southern California where she was responsible for managing a team of 75 employees. Her responsibilities included; workforce planning, employee benefits, recruiting, workforce performance, coaching, progressive discipline, grant management, payroll, training and development, and succession planning. Because of the success of her team she was also tasked with the creation of the learning and development programs for all employees within her 350-person region.
Adriana is a graduate of the University of Southern California where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Sociology. She went on to earn a Master of Science degree in Management and Leadership from the Graziadio School of Business and Management at Pepperdine University, and most recently earned a certificate in Human Resources Management from the University of California, Irvine. She speaks, writes and reads fluently in both English and Spanish.