About Eileen Levitt

As Founder and President of The HR Team, Eileen Levitt attains great personal satisfaction in helping small, mid-size, and emerging companies focus on what they do best; directing business growth and profitability.

Eileen’s previous employment saw her talents in fostering business growth expand as she contributed to her employers’ development. As the Human Resources Director for Rapid Systems Solutions, a Maryland-based technology firm, Eileen helped grow the company from a staff of 28 to 350 in five years. In her role as Human Resources Administrator for The Discovery Channel, the company grew from 90 to 450 employees in just three years.

In 1996, Eileen re-focused her vast knowledge and experience in human resources, including business strategy, communications, training, coaching, and financial management, to found The HR Team. Utilizing industry-leading recruiting tactics, Eileen has built her company on the strength and commitment of her talented team of employees. She now dedicates herself and her company to providing consistent and quality HR expertise that serves the needs of her clients.

In addition to leading The HR Team, Eileen has served on the following nonprofit boards: Athena PowerLink Baltimore; Association for Corporate Growth (where she is a past board president); Network 2000 (where she served as chair of the membership, mentoring and philanthropy committees; University of Baltimore’s Merrick School of Business (where she served on the entrepreneurship advisory board); Jim Rouse Entrepreneurial Fund (where she served on the board); Business Women’s Network (where she is a past board president); American University Alumni Association (where she served as the Baltimore Chapter president) and Leadership Howard County (Class of 2003 and served on the General Membership Executive Committee).

In addition, Eileen has served on the board of Integrity National Corporation, a for-profit privately held government contractor based in Rockville, Maryland.

Eileen has been published and /or quoted in numerous magazine and periodicals including: The Wall Street Journal, USA TODAY, Employment Management Today, HR Magazine, Inc. Magazine, Baltimore Sun, The Business Monthly, Baltimore and Washington Business Journals, The Daily Record, and Forbes.com. She is a featured contributor on negotiation in the Dale Carnegie Sales Training Book Sales Advantage and on the interviewing process for the book The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Work. She also served as the “Recruiting Expert” for the online career management site: vault.com

Eileen is a Certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR), a SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SCP) and holds an MBA from The University of Baltimore and a Bachelor of Science in Finance from The American University.

With the honesty, integrity and exceptional work ethic that Eileen brings to her company and to all her community partnerships, she has been recognized and honored with the following awards:

  • Baltimore Business Journal: 2014 Fastest-Growing Women-Owned Businesses #19
  • Maryland Daily Record: 2014 and 2008 Maryland’s Top 100 Women
  • Top 100 Minority Business Enterprise: 2013, 2010 & 2008
  • Howard County Committee for Business and Economic Diversity: 2011 Individual Achievement Award
  • University of Baltimore Alumni Association: 2006 H. Mebane Turner Service Award
  • Baltimore Smart CEO Magazine: 2004 Future 50
  • Business Women’s Network of Howard County: 2003 President’s Award
  • American University Alumni Association: 2003 Ethel L. Smith Award
  • US Small Business Administration: 2003 Maryland’s Women in Business – Advocate of the Year


  • Eileen is a seasoned HR professional. We contacted her to help us project timelines and costs associated with the human resources aspect of a prospective WorkingWonders flagship destination. She not only provided the basic information in a timely manner; she presented an array of options and ideas for further consideration, and shared best practices for creating win-win scenarios for the company and its team members. Her newsletter is one of the best I've seen – it always contains informative and interesting information.

    - BethAnn Lederer, LEED AP, Entrepreneur Green Products and Consulting for Healthy Homes and Schools - Proponent for Iconic Green Department Store

  • Eileen is a well-rounded professional with excellent business acumen. This expertise is valuable to a business owner because she will understand their challenges and marry the right HR services and HR talent for the appropriate results. She treats her customers with care and has talented, qualified staff to meet the varied needs of any business situation. She conducts her business with integrity and professionalism at all times.

    - Tina Corner, President, Intellectual Innovations

  • Eileen has been, and continues be, a very valuable resource for our company and many of our clients. As an employee benefits specialist, many questions come up that require an expert in HR. Over the 25 years that I have owned and operated Jolles Insurance, we have worked with many HR people. There is nobody we trust more than Eileen and The HR Team.

    - Brian Jolles, Jolles Insurance

  • I have worked with Eileen for almost 10 years and have always been impressed with the quality of her, her staff and the stability of The HR Team. Eileen always has the right person or persons to handle any task and they are always professional quality partners. Eileen and I have collaborated on many clients, associations and non-profit community service groups and always gives 110% with every endeavor. Eileen’s unique ability to network and help others is fantastic. I wish I had more colleagues, partners and friends like Eileen. I truly admire her work ethic and her abilities

    - Ed Greenbaum, Senior Vice President of Business Development, Aon 

  • We have used Eileen's company, the HR Team, since May of 2005 when we had a need for someone to take of care of our Benefit Administrative needs. Everyone that represents Eileen's company has been competent, reliable, personable, detail oriented and most importantly a great communicator. Obviously, consultants have other customers also, but we have never had a problem with conflict because of their ability to communicate schedules and any problems with us ahead of time. To be an effective consultant, I think you need to be able to handle "chaos". Everyone at the HR Team thrives in this area.

    - Paul McGee, Director, Human Resources

  • Eileen and her team provided us great service when needed in the HR field. Eileen offered clear and sound advice on complex issues my company faced. We could not have resolved personnel issues with the ease that we did, if it were not for the solutions offered by Eileen and her professional staff. I am confident that Eileen will provide the same level of excellent service to all that need it.

    - Rohit H. Patel, Owner, Intelect Corporation, Entrepreneur of the Year/Technology Fast 50

  • Eileen is an experienced HR executive and strategist. Her advice and insight, and that of her team, have been invaluable to Community Analytics. In particular, I appreciate her candor and forthright communication of recommendations. Her team has helped us develop a world-class approach to managing human capital.

    - Myra Norton, Vice President, Operations, Pegged Software 

  • Eileen has proven to be an invaluable resource over the years with regard to HR-related issues and solutions. All independent 3rd party service provider references provided by Eileen have been outstanding! 

    - Christopher P. Parr, CFP®, President, Parr Financial Solutions, Inc.

  • Eileen and the HR Team is an incredible "team" of highly trained and experienced professionals. I have known Eileen for over 5 years and have enjoyed and mutually benefited from our relationship. I highly recommend The HR Team to business owners, non-profit executives and other organizations that are looking for honest, practical, and smart advice on human capital issues. 

    - Rob Cohen, Managing Partner, AllianceBenefits, LLC

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