Harold Morgan ’78 (ILR) is president of Edgewood Partners. He was formerly the senior vice president and chief human resources officer for White Lodging, a third-party management and development company with more than 160 hotels in its domestic portfolio. White Lodging has sales over $1 billion, employs 10,000 associates, and operates in 21 states. Prior to White Lodging, Morgan held chief human resources roles with the Chicago Transit Authority (the nation’s second-largest commuter rail system); IDEX Corporation (diversified two billion global manufacturers); Bally Total Fitness (at the time, the largest health club chain in the U.S.); and Bally Entertainment Corporation (diversified holding company with casinos, manufacturing and services).
Prior to these roles, Morgan spent twelve years at Hyatt Hotels Corporation in various field and corporate roles. Prior to leaving Hyatt, he was director of labor and employee relations for Hyatt, North America.
Morgan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in industrial and labor relations from Cornell University, and is a certified compensation professional. He was a member of the board of directors and search-committee chairman for the International Heath and Racket Sports Association, a member of the Organization Resources Counselors, a member of the Human Resources Policy Association, and a member of the Machinery and Allied Products Institute.