HR Thursdays ~ "LGBTQ and Diversity"
HR Thursdays: LGBTQ and Diversity
LGBTQ—what does that mean for our business as we diversify our workforce? How can we be inclusive and proactive in our recruitment and retention efforts? Join us for the HR Thursday conversation to hear from local businesses and their experiences. This will be an opportunity to ask your questions and get some advice and tangible next steps.
Carrie Bolduc, Community Health Options
Carrie Bolduc is a Human Resources professional with more than 15 years’ experience. In her current role at Community Health Options she oversees all aspects of the Human Resources department. She has aided in developing a culture of respect, appreciation, and trust through positive recruiting efforts, ongoing education, and real-time feedback. Carrie also serves as the Director of Communications on the board of CMHRA and was awarded the SHRM Maine HR Volunteer Leader of the Year in 2017.
Stacy Kelly, Vice President – Sr. Control Specialist, Bank of America
Since joining Bank of America in 1999, Stacy has held various roles throughout Consumer and Small Business banking, focused mostly in Credit Card portfolio servicing and Consumer Client Lending and Underwriting. She currently works in a Business Control role with responsibilities for Military Lending Act oversight across the Enterprise to ensure regulatory compliance. Her responsibilities include control reporting, as well as defect identification, escalation and resolution management.
Stacy serves as the Chapter Co-Chair for the LGBT+ Pride Employee Network – Maine and New Hampshire Chapter. This includes community outreach and volunteer events, professional development for our LGBT+ and Ally associates, business strategy, recruitment, and workplace environment interventions. Additionally, she works on Global LGBT+ education initiatives to improve offered courses and leading work streams to develop new content. She was a 2018 Global Diversity & Inclusion Award recipient for her work with LGBT+ Pride EN leadership and Out & Equal Workplace Advocates.
She has an A.A. degree from Parkland College, a B.A. degree in Liberal Arts and Psychology from the University of Maine–Augusta, and an Ed.M. degree - Human Resource Development – Education Policy, Organization, and Leadership from the University of Illinois – Champaign-Urbana.
Fred McKay, Senior Information Security Specialist, TD Bank
Experienced governance and risk management professional. Affiliation with the TD goes back decades, when the bank was locally known as People Heritage. Has worked in bank operations, compliance, risk management and technology. A proven record, with excellent communication skills, enthusiasm and integrity. Enjoys tackling new challenges by building collaborative relationships and working with goal-oriented teams. Currently engaged in promoting and maintaining positive regulatory relations, and with shepherding in regulatory changes aimed at the "Technology Industry".
Holds Six Sigma and Conflict Resolution certifications and have a strong commitment to community volunteering with Pride L-A, VOANNE and Saint Mary's Health Systems.
Enjoys downtime with my dogs, being outdoors hiking or swimming. I also love to get away by vacationing at National Park or similar natural wonders.
HR Thursdays: Best Practices for Businesses with Employees
HR Thursdays are presented in partnership with the LA Metro Chamber, Central Maine Human Resource Association and the Lewiston CareerCenter and offer employers resources and tools to help gain a competitive edge. Presenters will share best practices to businesses owners, HR staff and hiring managers in order to create meaningful recruitment, training, and retention strategies. HR Thursdays allow participants, whether employers of one employee or 1500, gain information needed to survive the labor shortage while giving tangible, and usable, tools and resources.