Davida Lara is a Senior Vice President of Global Payroll in the Strategic Incentives Group and is based in New York.
Since joining Blackstone in 2010, Mrs. Lara has managed the global payroll function by developing our global payroll solution and streamlining processes worldwide. She is also heavily involved in the implementation of our global HRIS/Payroll system.
Before joining Blackstone, Mrs. Lara was a Director of Global HRIS and Payroll at Harman International Industries, where she managed the Global Payroll and HRIS functions and the global HR systems strategy. Prior to Harman, she was a Vice President of Global Payroll Services at SAC Capital Advisors where she was responsible for their payroll shared services as well their international assignment policies and global mobility programs. Mrs. Lara received a Bachelor of Science degree, cum laude, from the Tagliatela School of Business at Albertus Magnus College.