Betty J. Lonis - SHRM-SCP

Betty J. Lonis is senior human resources leader for NextGear Capital, the automotive industry’s leading dealer floor plan provider. In this role, she leads the people strategy and talent management efforts for the enterprise.

Before joining NextGear Capital, Lonis was senior vice president, human resources for Stonegate. In this role, she managed the HR function and led the human capital strategy for the organization. She has also held human resources leadership positions for Navient, UnitedHealthcare, Eli Lilly and Company, and in the wireless telecommunications industry. She began her HR career in Indiana state government.

For more than 10 years, Lonis has been actively involved as a Society for Human Resource Management volunteer leader. She recently served as the Membership Advisory Council representative for the North Central Region. She has most recently served as the past state director for the Indiana State Council and a member of the Indiana State Council Conference Committee. She also served as president of IndySHRM, the largest chapter in Indiana.

Her other volunteer roles include serving on the Wellness Council of Indiana Advisory Board. Previously, she served on the founding Board for the Girls on the Run of Hamilton County, Inc., the I.U.P.U.I. P-20 Community Alliance Pathways Committee, the Indiana Workforce Investment Board and the Indiana Youth Council Committee.

Lonis holds an MBA from Indiana University and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis.

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