DeRetta Rhodes, PhD
EVP/Chief People Capital Officer
DeRetta Rhodes, Ph.D. is the Executive Vice President & Chief People Capital Officer of the Atlanta Braves, overseeing people capital initiatives for the organization’s Major League, Minor League and The Battery Atlanta operations. Prior to joining the Braves, Dr. Rhodes was the Executive Vice President/Chief Human Resources Officer of the YMCA of Metro Atlanta, Vice President of Human Resources at First Data, Vice President of Human Resources for Turner Broadcasting and held leadership positions at Ernst & Young, ADP, HomeGrocer.com and YUM Brand. Dr. Rhodes received her undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia, her Master’s in Business Administration from Clark Atlanta University and her Ph.D. in adult education from the University of Georgia. She is a certified facilitator for the Benchmark 360 assessment by the Center for Creative Leadership, DISC coach and facilitator, qualified facilitator for the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) and HOGAN Assessment and HOGAN 360.