Ms. Bernstein joined Apollo in 2008 as the Global Head of Human Resources where she has built and developed a best in class Human Resources function for the firm. Ms. Bernstein is responsible for providing leadership in developing and executing the global human resources strategy in support of the overall business plan and strategic direction of the firm, specifically in the areas of succession planning, talent management, compensation, human capital and organizational planning, employee engagement, training and development, and benefits.
Ms. Bernstein is a member of Apollo’s Management Operating Committee which is responsible for operational management and decision making for the firm. Ms. Bernstein is the former Chairwoman and a member of The Private Equity Roundtable of Senior Human Resources Professionals and a regular speaker at industry conferences and human capital management seminars. Prior to joining Apollo, Ms. Bernstein was the Chief Talent Officer for Interbrand Corporation, an Omnicom Company. Prior to that, she was a Partner with Seyfarth Shaw, handling all aspects of labor and employment law on behalf of Fortune 500 clients. Ms. Bernstein graduated from the University of Michigan with an A.B. in Political Science and received her Juris Doctor from Fordham University School of Law.