With more than twenty-five years of experience in HR management and over a decade as President of EANE, Meredith Wise spearheads the EANE mission, leading a staff of 20+ professionals with four offices in three states. She is known for her focus on employee engagement within companies and organizations. She is known for her training on topics such as succession/continuity planning, high-level strategy and compelling healthcare initiatives.
Under her leadership, EANE has grown its footprint, expanded its geographic reach, doubled its professional staff ... all to meet the needs of the changing workforce and, ultimately, to benefit EANE members. Meredith and her team help member companies - including c-suite executives -- through economic downturns and recovering and as they face critical challenges with fewer resources. She remains abreast of the ever-changing healthcare models, frequently advising members from both a compliance and motivational perspective
Active locally and nationally, Meredith is currently chair of the Board of Directors of the Employer Associations of America, the national organization for employers, as well as a board member for the Human Resource Management Association of Western New England.
She serves on the boards of both the Regional Employment Board of Hampden County, the region's primary planner on workforce development, and also Riverside Industries, which offers life skills development and employment options for people with developmental disabilities in Western Massachusetts.
Meredith has a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration and marketing from the University of Vermont and is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) by the Human Resource Certification Institution (HRCI).