Julissa Martis

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Julissa Martis is a true HR generalist, she has over 15 years of experience in creating HR Strategy, recruiting, people operations, employee relations, employee engagement, compliance, HR project management & creating human-centered processes and policies to support team members to continue to do their best work.

She is the Principal Consultant for Legacy HR Consulting, a firm that helps mission-driven organizations attract and retain their top talent through progressive HR strategy and support.

She has worked in small to medium-sized businesses in the Nonprofit, Health, Maritime, Architecture, and Engineering industries, building the HR function from the ground up. Throughout her career, she has always been tasked with developing the HR function from the ground up, creating HR strategy and policies that meet the strategic goals of the organization.

Julissa was born and raised in Bronx, NY, spent most of her time in Oklahoma City, OK, and currently calls Houston, TX home. She obtained her Bachelor of Science from the University of Oklahoma and her Master of Business Administration at Oklahoma Christian University. She is currently a certified Human Resource Project Manager. She is also certified as a LUMA Human-Centered Design Practitioner.