Fabienne Smolinski

Fabienne Smolinski
Fabienne Smolinski
Vice President
The New Home Company

Fabienne has over 20 years of Human Resources experience in a variety of industries, for several Fortune 100 organizations and top employers in Orange County.

Fabienne is currently the Executive Vice President of People for The New Home Company, a high end luxury home builder based in Aliso Viejo. She is responsible for all aspects of Human Resources seeing the company grow 200% in headcount, going public and being named a Top Workplace all within a year. Prior to joining The New Home Company Fabienne was Director and acting Vice President of Human Resources for Bausch+Lomb, Surgical. She was responsible for global human resources for the division and was on several acquisitions and integration teams. Previous to Bausch+Lomb, Fabienne spent three years at Allergan as the HR Business Partner for the Commercial organization and Pacific Communications advertising agency. Fabienne enjoyed a 15 year tenure with Fluor Corporation rotating through a variety of core HR disciplines including Talent Acquisition, Employee Relations, International HR, and Compensation. Fabienne began her HR career as an HR Coordinator with TRW, Systems Space Division in El Segundo.

Fabienne has a Master’s in Business Administrations with a concentration in Human Resources and an undergraduate BS, Business Administration. She is a Certified Compensation Professional through World at Work and is DDi Certified.

Fabienne lives in Aliso Viejo with her partner Bob. She has a daughter who plays soccer for a UC Davis while pursuing her Bachelors in Animal science and ultimately a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine. She also has a step daughter who is pursuing her Bachelors in Business through Brandman University while working full time as a recruiter.

Fabienne enjoys spending time with her family, watching her daughter play soccer, going to the movies and riding her quad at the beach. Fabienne’s motto is “to always look for opportunities to do things better than you did before and leave a legacy through creativity, honesty and hard work.”