Valerie Frederickson Joins The Surprise HR Advisory board

May 22, 2019 - Written by Samantha Aldum

We are really excited to announce the appointment of Valerie Frederickson, founder and CEO of Frederickson Partners, to our Advisory Board. Valerie brings years of experience in the HR space as the founder and CEO of Frederickson Partners, the leading HR executive search and consulting firm in Silicon Valley. Valerie has worked with HR leaders across many of the largest and best-known technology companies in the world. She will advise the company on future product roadmap and thought leadership in the emerging employee experience space. Surprise HR is a fast-growing employee experience startup that is re-inventing how companies celebrate and engage their people through its innovative SaaS platform.

"In the wars for talent and wars for engagement, SurpriseHR is a key strategic differentiator for employers to provide world-class employee experiences and to drive performance,” said Valerie Frederickson. “I am excited to be joining the Advisory Board of this innovative company and look forward to its growth and increased impact."

“We are absolutely thrilled that Valerie is joining our Advisory Board,” said Albert Eloyan, CEO of Surprise HR. “Her deep expertise in the HR space and expansive network of people
leaders and HR executives will be extremely valuable as we continue to share our vision of a whole new employee experience. I am very much looking forward to working closely with
Valerie towards our mission of emotionally connecting employees to the organizations that they serve.”

About SurpriseHR

Surprise HR has built a turnkey software platform to improve the employee experience. Its mission is to emotionally connect people to the organizations that they
serve. Their first product toward achieving that mission is the Surprise HR SaaS platform — a powerful tool that helps companies most effectively celebrate their values, wins, and
people. For more information about the company and the Surprise HR software platform,
please visit

About Valerie Frederickson

Valerie Frederickson, MS, CMP is founder and CEO of Frederickson Partners. Recognized at a young age as one of “the top business thinkers in the country” (SF Chronicle), Valerie is an HR thought leader and has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, ABC News, MSNBC, Fast Company, Wired Magazine, Silicon Valley Business Journal, SHRM Online, Diversity Inc., HR Executive, and HR Magazine.