Nikole Dunkley joined Lyon Shipyard in April of 2015, bringing with her over 20 years' of experience in Human Resources, 15 of which have been in a leadership role. As the Director of Human Resources, Nikole’s main responsibilities consist of partnering with Lyon Shipyard leadership to deliver comprehensive HR strategies and solutions in the areas of employee relations, training and workforce development, wage and salary, benefits administration, and compliance with legal requirements and company policies/ practices. She also oversees the company's marketing and social media efforts, as well as, its community engagement. Nikole attended Canisius College and Erie Community College with a concentration on business administration and communication. She is a member of the local and national (SHRM) Society of Human Resources Management organization and a board member of the Virginia Ship Repair Foundation.
Today, Lyon Shipyard proudly serves as a full service ship repair and industrial services facility with almost 90 years of continuous service. This thriving organization has a solid focus on Quality, Family, Integrity, Diversity and Safety and looks forward to a lifetime of growth and success.