Industry Experience: 13 Tenure with Hilliary: 13
Dacia Hilliary was named as Vice President of Human Resources for all Hilliary companies in 2019. Her duties include overseeing all tasks involving the hiring, coaching and disciplinary actions for the entire Hilliary staff, and prides herself on taking a hands-on approach with any issues that might arise with more than 120 employees working for Hilliary Communications.
Raised in the Lawton area, she graduated from Elgin High School in 2007 and attended Cameron University in Lawton. She began working in the family business in 2009 in the human relations department. She enjoys working with people and creating an internal structure that benefits the people who work at Hilliary.
Dacia works closely with Managing Partners to design employee incentive plans and began the transformation of HR by upgrading talent and offering more value-added services and programs intended to align more closely to the company’s long-term needs.
Today, Dacia manages recruitment, retention, mediation, and termination procedures for more than 100 employees, addresses customer complaints and supervises eight customer service representatives.
In addition to her duties as HR Vice President, Dacia is a member of the Oklahoma Telephone Association, the Lawton Business Women, the Society for Human Resource Management and the Beautiful Day Foundation. Her goals are to help employees grow and blossom within the Hilliary companies, and she often helps direct the careers of unsung talent.
She volunteers at local schools within the Lawton, Medicine Park and Elgin areas and is active in junior rodeo events. Her three daughters can be found on most weekends at rodeo events, where they compete in 18-and-under barrel racing and other events in junior rodeo.