AI-powered risk decisioning leader Provenir adds Chief People Officer Lori Copeland to executive team

Provenir, a Parsippany-based global leader in artificial intelligence-powered risk decisioning software, on Tuesday announced the appointment of Lori Copeland as chief people officer.

In this role, Copeland will be responsible for developing and executing human resource strategy in support of the overall business plan and strategic direction of the organization. She will provide leadership and guidance to all HR functions and develop recruiting plans to bring new talent to expand Provenir’s workforce, which spans 25 countries across the globe.

A senior human resources executive with more than 20 years’ experience, Copeland has proven ability to engage key stakeholders, deliver results and drive initiatives across complex global matrix organizations.

Prior to joining Provenir, Copeland was global vice president, human resources, with LGC, a private equity-owned global life science technology company. Prior to this, Copeland was global human resources leader at General Electric, digital, a growth Internet of Things startup within GE.

“Lori has an impressive background in human resources and organizational development and brings a dynamic blend of passion and expertise to our leadership team,” Larry Smith, founder and CEO of Provenir, said. “Lori’s leadership will be instrumental in supporting our people operations and cultivating a high-impact workforce as we grow.”

“I am excited to join Provenir as the company grows globally and invests in its employee base to deliver innovative solutions to the financial services market,” Copeland said. “As Provenir continues to deliver the technology to power financial institution and fintech success worldwide, I look forward to growing and nurturing the company’s biggest asset — its people.”