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    Nancy Latour, MBA, SPHR-CP, PRC

    Email / Phone Number: 203-339-2219

    Current role at the company: Sr. Manager, Talent Acquisition & Onboarding, Clean Harbors.

    Goals and aspirations: My goal is to speak at a national SHRM conference.

    Most impressive and relevant achievements:

    1. Chairman, Board of Ethics, Town of Litchfield;
    2. 3 Years on the Connecticut State Council, Director of Programs;
    3. Elected to the Borough of Bantam for my 3rd 2-year term.

    One fact about you: I climbed to the top Chichén Itza in 1989.


    Tracy O'Connell


    Current Role: H.R. Director of Supreme Industries, Inc. that oversees HR, payroll and benefit administration of 5 companies – both union and non-union - in 14 states

    Goals and aspirations: To foster employee growth within each company.  To improve employer and employee relations and further the Company mission through progressive policy initiative.

    Most impressive and relevant achievements:

    1. Moving a family-owned company into a 30% employee-owned company (ESOP), encompassing an “owner mentality” for our employees.
    2. Instituted a self-insured medical plan which produced significant savings to the companies’ bottom line which directly affects employee owners annual profit percentage.

    One fact about you: I created a dog rescue over 15 years ago because of one dog I saw on the internet. It has grown to a national 501(c)3 non-profit organization that has saved over 5,500 dogs to date (

    VP of Programs 

    Christine Goodall


    Current role Human Resources Manager at Hubbell Power Systems in Winsted, CT supporting 120 manufacturing employees

    Goals and aspirations: I enjoy learning and acquiring new skills along my journey as well as meeting new people.

    One fact about you: I have lived in all the 3 states that begin with a letter “C”

    VP of Certification 

    Cathryn Denault


    Current role at your company: Chief People Officer

    Goals and aspirations: To retire…just kidding! My goals surround becoming a better version of myself that I was yesterday and focusing on personal growth and appreciating life through all the ups and downs. 

    Most impressive and relevant achievements:

    1. I have over 20 years of HR experience, primarily in for profit companies. I made a conscious decision to work in the non-profit space and have a passion for giving back to my community.
    2. My HR specialties are organizational development and change management and love to help mentor my younger colleagues.
    3. I am dual certified through SHRM and HRCI and have a passion for helping others achieve their goals and certification. 

    VP of Social Media 

    Maddy Liu, SHRM-CP


    Current role: Human Resources Manager

    Goals and aspirations are to provide the best support for the employees at the workplace, analyze and forecast workforce dynamics, and establish models to help the company reach it’s optimal productivity by fully engaged employees.

    Most impressive and relevant achievements:

    1. By using different social media platforms, successfully recruited the best candidates for the company.
    2. Implemented insurance and retirement plans from zero. 

    One fact about you: Lived in Maine for 8 years.

    VP of DEI

    Regina Childers





    Student Chapter / Emerging Professionals

    Jackie Ross






    SHRM Foundation 

    Hilary Delage


    Current Role: Global Director of Human Resources

    Goals and aspirations: Revamp the employee experience to encourage retention and recruitment. Continue to boost the company culture to exemplify the five leadership practices of Challenge, Inspire, Enable, Model and Encourage from Quality of Leadership.

    Most impressive and relevant achievements:

    1. 2021 Manufacturers Association Plastic Processors [MAPP] Award for Creativity for Retention and Recruitment
    2. 2015-2021 obtained more than $250,000 in Grant monies from State of Connecticut for Incumbent Worker Training
    3. Champion of Apprenticeships in Manufacturing.

    One fact about you: Always ready to help.

    Newsletter Editor

    Jim G. Borghoff






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