Charlene Moore Hayes, J.D.
Coalition for the Common Good
Charlene Hayes joined the Board in October 2020. She is the Owner and Principal Consultant of CM Hayes LLC, a national human capital consulting practice focused on providing a wide range of human resource services primarily to mission-driven, nonprofit organizations, large and small. A certified mediator and leadership coach, Charlene helps leaders manage complex issues within their organizations, develop policies and practices that ensure the acquisition, retention, and development of top talent; and, build the people systems needed to deliver on organizational goals and missions.
Before CM Hayes, LLC, Charlene served The Johns Hopkins University for two years in the role of Senior Executive for Human Capital Strategy. As a senior adviser to the president, she was responsible for a broad range of human capital initiatives, including leadership recruitment and development, executive compensation, and employee relations at senior levels throughout the university. Charlene spent her first 12 years at Johns Hopkins as vice president for Human Resources, the university’s chief human resources officer, and retired from Johns Hopkins on June 30, 2017. She spent approximately eight years before Johns Hopkins in chief human resources officer roles at North Carolina State University and Purdue University. Charlene also served in various other HR positions at Purdue and the University of California at San Diego.
Charlene currently chairs the Governance Committee of the United Way of Central Maryland; serves The Family Tree of Maryland as Vice President of the Board and Chair of the Human Resources Committee; is a member of the Board of the Job Opportunities Task Force, a Baltimore, Maryland organization focused on workforce development; and is Vice President of the Board for Baltimore Corp., a Baltimore social impact organization focused on equity and racial justice in the workplace. A founding member of the American Research Universities—Human Resources Institute, Charlene is an emeritus member of the Institute. She previously co-chaired the National Science Foundation’s Business and
Operations Advisory Council and chaired the Johns Hopkins Homecare Group’s Human Resources Committee. Charlene also served as a member of the local advisory council for YearUp Baltimore.
Charlene earned an A.B. from Cornell University and J.D. from The George Washington University. She and her husband, Floyd W. Hayes, III, have four adult children and five grandchildren.