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Lighthouse Appoints Kelly McGill as Chief People Officer

20-year HR veteran is the latest in a recent series of additions to executive leadership ranks.

SEATTLE, Wash. (July 21, 2020) – Lighthouse, a leader in technology-enabled ediscovery, compliance and information governance services, today announced that Kelly McGill has been hired as the new Chief People Officer. McGill brings more than 20 years of experience in HR and talent acquisition and management at technology companies to her role at Lighthouse. As Chief People Officer, McGill will oversee the company’s global human resources operations and will work to perpetuate the company’s culture as Lighthouse continues to expand its global footprint and employee base.

“Kelly brings a tremendous level of experience in executing a cohesive company vision and building dynamic, high-functioning teams across geographies to the executive team at Lighthouse,” said Brian McManus, chief executive officer at Lighthouse. “As Chief People Officer, Kelly will play a vital role in upholding our company culture and values and continuing to build a robust People and Culture team as the business broadens in scope and scale. We are elated to welcome Kelly to her new role.”

Prior to Lighthouse, McGill was the Director of Culture and Inclusion for Amazon Web Services (AWS), where she was responsible for scaling and evolving the AWS culture for over 50K employees. Prior to that, McGill was the Chief People Officer at Avvo and, where she focused on driving rapid business growth by providing strategic support and coaching to the senior leadership team. Prior to her role as Chief People Officer, Kelly spent time in a variety of HR and Talent Acquisition leadership roles at LinkedIn, Microsoft and T-Mobile.

McGill holds a PhD in Metaphysics from the University of Metaphysical Science in California. She studied computer information systems at Florida Atlantic University and is a certified network engineer.

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For 25 years, Lighthouse has provided software and services to manage the increasingly complex landscape of enterprise data for compliance and legal teams. Lighthouse leads by developing proprietary technology that integrates with industry-leading third-party software, providing case management and advisory services, and automating workflows that have proven highly valuable to its clients for large, complex matters, as well as creating an easy-to-use, end-to-end SaaS platform in Spectra designed for in-house teams. Whether collaborating with clients on incidents like litigation or governmental investigations, or designing programs for its clients to proactively minimize the potential for future incidents, Lighthouse deploys best-in-class expertise and technology and partners with multinational industry leaders, top global law firms, and the world’s leading software provider as a channel partner. For more information, visit