Director of Human Resources
Rachel Zimmerle was appointed Director of Human Resources at New Orleans Public Belt Railroad in March 2015. She has companywide responsibility for the human resource function including compensation, recruitment, new hire onboarding, recordkeeping, and personnel policy development and administration.Zimmerle joined the company in February 2000 and has served in leadership roles in accounting and internal audit. Prior to arriving at NOPB, she held a variety of positions in both public accounting and private industry over the course of seven years.
Zimmerle graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, concentration in Accounting, from Our Lady of Holy Cross College in 1993. She is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Louisiana and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants. Zimmerle holds the Society for Human Resource Management – Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) credential and is a member of the Society for Human Resources Management.