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Roz Tsai

Vice President, Talent, Learning & Organizational Effectiveness at Thrivent



Dr. Roz Tsai is Vice President, Talent, Learning & Org Effectiveness at Thrivent, a Fortune 500 financial services firm based in Minneapolis. In this role, Roz leads talent strategy, talent acquisition, talent management, leadership development and organization effectiveness efforts in support of Thrivent’s bold transformation and growth objectives. Previously, Roz served as vice president of HR and chief learning officer at Ecolab, leading performance management, career frameworks, leadership development and enterprise learning initiatives for its 49,000 global workforce. Roz has also held transformative leadership roles in Honeywell, Lawson Software (now Infor) and Northern States Power Company (now Xcel Energy). With her extensive cross-functional experiences across multiple industry sectors, Roz has developed a unique and strategic approach to creating diverse, inclusive and high-performing teams that drive enduring business impact. A native of Tianjin, China, Roz completed her undergraduate studies at Nankai University and obtained her Master of Science degree at St. Cloud State University. She holds a doctorate degree from University of Minnesota, where she currently serves as adjunct faculty for its Carlson School of Management, teaching Global Talent Management for global business executives.