Welcome Allison Ebner, Val Boudreau & Mary Ann Vinelli

Posted: Nov 29, 2016

We welcome three new professionals to the EANE team.

Allison Ebner, Director of Member Relations

Allison Ebner has over 17 years of experience in human resources, recruitment and corporate branding including talent acquisition and retention, employee engagement and team building, and labor trends and compliance. She brings a passion for customer excellence with a focus on maximizing the member experience and return-on-investment for all EANE members. Most recently, she was the Director of Recruitment for FIT Staffing and the Director of Membership Development for the Associated Industries of Massachusetts (AIM). She also served as the Director of Marketing & Talent Acquisition for United Personnel.

Allison is the current President and Chair of the Board of Directors for the Human Resource Management Association (HRMA) of Western New England. She is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and a member and Secretary of the Board of Trustees for Mason Wright, a Springfield, MA organization dedicated to providing quality housing and daily living services to support the dignity and independence of seniors without regard for their ability to pay.

Allison is a graduate of Ithaca College in New York where she received a Bachelor of Science in Marketing.

Contact Allison here.

Val Boudreau, Senior Training Specialist

Val Boudreau is known for her ability to understand talent, learning and people requirements and deliver strategic solutions that achieve business objectives. She is a strong leader with highly-valued collaboration, problem-solving and decision-making skills. Val establishes rapport and credibility with diverse groups at all levels.Before joining EANE, Val was the owner of Leadership Heights, a strategic planning consulting business. She partnered with clients to provide professional development programs to improve organizational effectiveness including cultural change management, executive and leadership development, group process facilitation, and team development. Prior to that, Val spent over 25 years in the financial services industry serving in various learning and development and talent management leadership roles.

Val holds a bachelor's degree from Westfield State University and a master's degree in Training and Development from Lesley University. She is currently a board member of GFWC Wilbraham Junior Women's Club, an organization dedicated to community improvement by enhancing the lives of others through volunteer service.

Contact Val here.

Mary Ann Vinelli, HR Solutions Partner

Mary Ann Vinelli will work with member companies on HR project initiatives such as employee relations, benefits administration and regulatory mandates. In addition, Mary Ann will assist with communication and event planning for the EANE Board of Directors.

Mary Ann comes to EANE with more than 20 years' experience as an HR professional. She served as the Director of Human Resources for a large, private human service agency in Western Massachusetts. To stay current with the ever-changing world of human resources, Mary Ann completed coursework at American International College. She is a certified as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR).

Contact Mary Ann here.