Kathi Safford works at VIAVI Solutions as the Human Resource Director for the Optical Security and Performance Products division based in Santa Rosa. Prior to Viavi, Kathi worked and consulted for various organizations in both public and privately held high growth technology companies. Kathi’s expertise spans all facets of People Strategy with proven and progressive experience in all elements of strategic and operational Human Resources and Organization Development. Kathi holds a BS in Education from the University of Wisconsin and MS in Human Resources and Organization Development from the University of San Francisco. Kathi and her husband Rick moved to Healdsburg in 1993 and have two children, Gina and Geoffrey.