Natalie Cumberbatch, MS, PHR
Director of Human Resources
Child Mind Institute
Natalie Cumberbatch, MS, PHR, is the Director of Human Resources for the Child Mind Institute. Ms. Cumberbatch leads efforts for enhancing and improving the overall experience for employees, volunteers, interns and externs of the Child Mind Institute. In addition to overseeing all aspects of the day-to-day HR functions, including maintaining compliance and establishing best practices, she is responsible for identifying, developing and implementing recruiting efforts; implementing training and development opportunities for staff; spearheading employee engagement activities; and expanding perks and benefit offerings. She also serves as liaison to the Board Compensation Committee. Natalie has over 10 years of experience in the human resources industry.
She joins the Child Mind Institute from BeamPines, Inc., a New York City-based boutique human resources consulting firm with offices in the US and global affiliates. There, she held several positions including Vice President and Director of Finance and Administration, where she was responsible for the overall day-to-day operations for the organization, human resources administration, management of a $5 million budget, and the company’s mentoring and diversity initiatives. In addition to these responsibilities, she has served as an HR consultant for several Fortune 100 and nonprofit companies in her career.
Natalie has a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Brooklyn College and a master’s in Human Resources Management and Development with a concentration in Organizational Effectiveness from NYU, and is PHR (Professional in Human Resources) certified by the Human Resources Certification Institute.