Anita Bogdan, Chief Talent Officer

Anita began working for Allies, Inc. in November 2015, after retiring from New Jersey state government where she served the New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety for over 28 years. Anita spent the last thirteen years of her state service with the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security & Preparedness (and its predecessor agency – the NJ Office of Counter Terrorism). When the Office was created in 2002, she was one of twenty individuals selected to create the new state agency. Anita served as the Chief Administrative Officer as well as the Chief of Human Resources and Facilities. She is experienced in all facets of administration and management, including human resources, information technology, grants, budgeting and purchasing, strategic and tactical planning, and training.

In her current role as Chief Talent Officer, Anita oversees all aspects of the agency’s HR functions, inclusive of recruitment and retention, company benefits, policies, procedures, disciplinary decisions, and employee relations.  Anita also serves on the Board of Trustees for Abilities of Northwest Jersey, an affiliate agency of Allies, Inc.

Anita has a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from Rider University, a Bachelor of Science Degree in Management from Trenton State College (The College of New Jersey), and is a graduate of the Center of Homeland Defense and Security Naval Postgraduate School’s Executive Leaders Program.

If you would like information about joining the Allies team, please contact Anita at