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Ali Downes, PHR

Senior Director of Human Resources

Ali Downes, PHR, is christopher’s Senior Director of Human Resources, working with our corporate division out of our headquarters in Fairfax. In this role, she manages all aspects of christopher’s HR , including recruitment, training and development, scalability and growth planning, benefits and personnel management.

Ali has nearly 20 years of experience in human resources. She most recently spent 8 years with JLL where she focused on workforce planning, talent management, compensation and performance management, as well as spending two years developing an extensive campus recruiting program.

A graduate of James Madison University, Ali is also a certified Professional in Human Resources (PHR) as well as a SHRM Certified Professional. Ali lives in the Fairfax area with her three children and her husband, CJ. On her days off you can find her running (or running after her kids) and she has participated in multiple virtual races in 2020.

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