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Velveth Schmitz

Director of Strategic Partnerships

Velveth Schmitz, Director of Strategic Operations at HireBetter

Velveth has held a variety of leadership positions in the for-profit, non-profit and public sectors. Velveth was the CEO and Founder of The Hen and The Bird, Inc. a personalized stationery company. She served as Chief Operating Officer for Athletes’ Renaissance, creating enterprise and consumer-facing tools to enable athletes to be smarter, faster, and stronger. Velveth was Vice-President at Stockr Inc. a fintech company and Invent Inc. a venture capital firm.

Velveth is a connector by nature, has successfully managed individuals and teams, developed and grown businesses, developed strategic initiatives and effectively managed change. She is a collaborator working to bring out the best in people.

Velveth recently served as Mayor for the city of Rolling Hills Estates and continues to serve as Councilmember. She is involved in a variety of 501(c)3 and county boards where she serves as chair or vice-chair. Velveth is a proud alum from the University of California, Berkeley where she remains involved in various roles. She is married to her college sweetheart and is honored to be the mother of two beautiful daughters.