Pam Thornton, Director of Strategic HR Services

Pam has spent over 20 years in human resources; 10 years in private industry in HR capacities for nationally-recognized companies including LEGO Systems, Inc. and K2 Sports where she directed 200+ people teams across the country involving a wide array of HR functions including performance management, training and engagement and has been with the Employers Association of the NorthEast since 2014 serving the human resources needs of the members.  She is a seasoned veteran in the recruiting industry, working with companies on executive-level placement.

Pam has been certified as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) by the Human Resource Certification Institution since 2004. She is a certified trainer with the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination on Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Prevention, and conducts training on such topics as Discrimination Prevention and Workplace Respect, Sexual Harassment, Family and Medical Leave, Wage and Hour FLSA Guidelines and many other employment law related topics. 

Pam earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Business with a Strategic Human Resources Concentration from Bay Path University.  She is a past president of the Human Resource Management Association of Western New England where she remains on the Board of Directors.  Pam is a SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) and has been a member of the Society of Human Resource Management since 2004.