Michael O’Donnell

Chief Human Resources Officer

About Michael


Michael O’Donnell is the Chief Human Resources Officer at Lithium where he is responsible for all global recruitment, human resources and employee learning and development programs. Prior to joining Lithium in September 2018, Michael held several HR leadership positions at companies like PeopleAdmin, Blue Health Intelligence and American Airlines.

"Having the opportunity to watch people develop and grow is what I’m most passionate about. It’s one of the main reasons why I joined Lithium – they have an amazing culture, and I’m excited help take it to the next level."
- Michael O’Donnell, Chief Human Resources Officer

With over 18 years of human resources leadership experience, some of his areas of expertise include transforming company cultures, driving best in class benefits programs, leading organizations through mergers and acquisitions and driving high employee engagement.

Michael has an undergraduate degree in HR Management and a MBA from Western Governors University.

Quick Facts

  • 18+ years of human resources leadership experience
  • Certified Senior Professional in Human Resources
  • Enjoys running, traveling, playing softball and football
  • Finished first in his age division and 39th overall in the 2018 Chicago Spring Half Marathon