Ronnie Felder
Ronnie Felder
Global Chief People Officer
Ronnie Felder is the Global Chief People Officer at VMLY&R. With over 23 years in HR, Ronnie provides strategic leadership and workforce planning across the agency's global offices. His focus is driving efforts that support VMLY&R's commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging.

In 2017, Ronnie helped lead VML to recognition as one of the first 3% certified agencies by the 3% movement. The certification noted VML's progress and benchmark in inclusion and diversity as a company based on self-reported data, in-person interviews, and external research.

Ronnie currently sits on the 3% Board as well as an HR advisory board member for UMKC. He also serves as a mentor for the 3AF #NextGen Mentor Program supporting the AAPI community in marketing and advertising. Formerly, Ronnie was an HR leader for Kaplan Test Prep, and has also worked for Kaplan K12 Learning Services, Dynamic Logic, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Staffmark, and Meredith Corporation.

Ronnie was born in Frankfurt, Germany, and spent most of his early life living in Germany, the former Yugoslavia, and South Korea before moving to the US. Ronnie attended high school and college in Alabama before moving to New York. In his free time, Ronnie enjoys traveling and spending time with his husband and their dog Sammy.