Hilary Hauser

Vice President, HR Consulting Services
Affirmative Action
MRA Leadership
“Just as it is never too late to lead, it is never too late to make a difference in the world and to leave a legacy for those who come along after you.”
Bill George

Hilary is a dynamic and results-oriented leader with a passion for driving growth and transformational change. She is a seasoned professional with a track record of success in serving client needs and building strong relationships with key stakeholders. With years of experience in the human resources industry, Hilary has a deep understanding of the unique challenges facing HR professionals and is committed to delivering innovative solutions and exceptional service that help her clients achieve their goals. She is also a highly strategic thinker with a talent for developing and executing high-impact programs and initiatives. She is passionate about leveraging data and evidence-based practices to drive positive change and has a proven ability to design and implement programs that deliver measurable results. Throughout her career, Hilary has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace culture that values and leverages the unique talents and perspectives of every team member. She has played a pivotal role in driving diversity and inclusion initiatives at all levels of the organizations she has worked with and has been recognized for her leadership in this area. She currently serves on MRA’s DEI Council and previously served as a council member for the Minnesota Disability Council, an appointment by former Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton.


Hilary Hauser brings extensive experience managing affirmative action programs, OFCCP compliance, and diversity and inclusion efforts. She has a track record of successful plan creation and audit support. Hilary delivers a wealth of experience in the compliance arena, while creating strategies, tools, and resources to enable teams to successfully implement affirmative action programs.

Key Accomplishments

  • Directly managed and implemented affirmative action programs for more than 24,000 employees
  • Led successful affirmative action compliance integration for acquisition of 15,000 employees
  • Successfully managed and closed more than 30 OFCCP compliance reviews
  • Created and managed an internship program for high school students with disabilities at a large organization, which was awarded the Minnesota Council on Disability Mentorship Award


Hilary holds an MBA from the University of Wisconsin and a bachelor’s degree in marketing from the University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management. She has a Strategic Human Resources Leadership Certificate from the School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Cornell University.

Professional and Community Activities

Hilary is active in the community and served on a steering committee to earn Yellow Ribbon Employer status for a large organization. She also served on the Minnesota Council on Disability.