Lindsey Humphreys

Human Resources Professional

Lindsey Humphreys is a seasoned Human Resources professional, bringing a wealth of experience to her role as Human Resources Director at the Advaita Collective. With a background that includes key positions in recruitment and team management at the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) and Wake County Health and Human Services, she specializes in strategic HR planning, talent acquisition, and organizational development. Lindsey holds a Masters of Arts (MA) from University of Virginia in South Asian Area Studies, underscoring her strong academic foundation in cultural and diversity inclusion. She will complete her MS in Human Resources Management  (MSHR) at Western Carolina University this summer. Lindsey is a Society of Human Resources Management Certified Professional (SHRM-CP), a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, and a Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor. At the Advaita Collective, she leverages her expertise to foster a dynamic and inclusive workplace culture, aligning HR strategies with organizational goals.


In her previous role as a Recruitment Manager for the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, Lindsey excelled in orchestrating effective recruitment strategies and led various initiatives to enhance team performance and employee satisfaction. Her tenure at Wake County was marked by innovative leadership in human resources, where she implemented programs that significantly improved recruitment processes and employee engagement. Lindsey’s dedication to community service is evident through her volunteer work at St. John’s White Flag Shelter, her role as a founder of Illuminate NC, a harm reduction nonprofit, and her involvement as a member of the Wake County Opioid Overdose Prevention Taskforce. These roles reflect her deep commitment to public service and community development.


Lindsey brings a passion for creating empowering and inclusive workplace environments to her role at the Advaita Collective. With a heart for service and a mind for strategic HR management, she is dedicated to fostering professional growth, ensuring employee well-being, and aligning HR initiatives with the broader organizational goals. At the Advaita Collective, Lindsey aims to leverage her extensive experience to develop robust talent management strategies and enhance organizational culture, ensuring the attraction and retention of top talent. Committed to transforming the workplace through effective HR practices, she focuses on leading to heightened productivity and a positive impact on clients and the community. Her leadership is grounded in the belief that innovative HR solutions support the Advaita Collective’s mission while promoting a culture of continuous learning and development.


As the founder of Illuminate NC, a harm reduction non profit, and an advocate for recovery-friendly workplaces, Lindsey is dedicated to integrating these innovative approaches into her role. Her focus on whole-person care, which encompasses mental, physical, and social well-being, aligns with AIM’s vision of human flourishing and integrated healthcare. Lindsey’s commitment to creating supportive environments for recovery and wellness will not only enhance the Advaita Collective’s workplace but also influence broader healthcare practices as the Advaita Collective sets new standards for honesty, transparency, and empathy in care.



Western Carolina University (Cullowhee, NC) – Masters of Science in Human Resources Management, in progress

University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA) – Masters of Arts

Ithaca College (Ithaca, NY) – Bachelors of Arts