Hector Garcia is a Senior HR Business Partner supporting the BFS and Insurance commercial teams at Cognizant. He is a bilingual HR leader with expertise in employee relations, performance management, succession planning, compensation, change management and recruitment. In this capacity, he strives to create a sense of community, helping employees feel more connected, build stronger networks and deepen their connection with the company.
Hector is also an advocate for diversity at Cognizant. He champions a number of enterprise-wide diversity initiatives and is part of the Embrace, BLING and the Veteran’s affinity groups. Previously, he led the Latin America Region HR team and also served as the HRBP for Healthcare and Life Sciences.
For over two decades, Hector has helped build teams across the information technology, financial services, manufacturing, professional services and healthcare industries. He honed his leadership style during his time in the US Air Force, where he learned to empower and guide his staff to grow into leaders who will push the organization forward.
Hector holds a bachelor’s degree in human resources management from Park University, which he earned while on active duty. He lives in San Marcos, TX, with his spouse, and frequently spends time in Upstate New York.