Lois has held senior HR leadership positions with both domestic and global responsibility, with emphasis in workforce planning (including succession planning); organizational development; employee relations; regulatory compliance (including A rmative Action O cer); compensation and rewards; bene ts (including development of wellness programs); performance management; recruitment; and mergers & acquisitions.
With over 25 years of experience, Lois has served a wide range of industries including food service, manufacturing, and government; with experience in both union and non-union environments. She is a business person rst, who can develop and implement programs to manage the human capital of an organization, and align with the overall business goals. Lois is a change agent who can either develop needed processes or work with a team to help develop the needed direction, and then implement it, to accomplish acceptance and cooperation with employees.
She is a national member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), and is a member of the Human Resource Association of Central Connecticut (HRACC). Lois is currently on the Board of Directors of HRACC, where she serves as the co-chairperson of the Community Relations Committee. Lois is also a member of National Association of Professional Women. She has been an ISO 9001 and AS9100 Training and Competency Process Owner for multiple businesses.
Lois has a BS in Food Science and Management from Pratt Institute where she graduated with honors, and an MBA (HR concentration) from the University of Connecticut. She is certi ed in Hogan Personality Assessment tools, and was a graduate of the rst class of HRACC’s Strategic Leadership Institute. Lois holds two HR certi cations: SPHR certi cation from the Human Resource Certi cation Institute, and SHRM-SCP certi cation through the Society for Human Resource Management.