Our Leadership

Elyse Douglas

Elyse Douglas, Founder & CEO

Elyse is a results-driven Human Resources executive and entrepreneur with over 20 years experience in human resource management and consulting. She started Dovetail HR consulting after spending several years in senior level positions at various companies.

Her experience since has included lead HR roles for various companies in the San Francisco Bay Area, with the last ten years prior to founding Dovetail HR at the $1Billion, high-end furnishings retailer, Restoration Hardware. There she held numerous positions in a variety of HR disciplines, culminating in the role of SVP, HR in which she led the HR strategy for the organization.  In 2009 she moved into the HR Consulting space, founding and leading Dovetail HR Consulting.

At Dovetail she has focused on leveraging entrepreneurial CEO’s and HR Executives to develop highly successful organizations from early stage start-ups to Fortune 500 companies. She is a successful and collaborative business partner with a strong record of relationship building. Her values driven approach, as well as her extensive experience leading teams, helps companies focus on culture building and achieving their strategic objectives.

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