La Shawn Stanford is an area human resources manager for UPS’s South California District, where she began her UPS career in 1998 as a service provider in the Southeast Cal. District. As an area human resources manager, La Shawn Stanford is responsible for a territory that spans three states; Hawaii, Southern California, and southern Nevada and has more than 22,000 employees. She oversees all community outreach events in the district’s three-state territory and manages a $400,000 budget. Most notably, she coordinated UPS’s volunteer efforts at the Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles in 2015.