Human Resources Team
Gary MacDonald has worked with hundreds of Massachusetts employers on leadership development, organizational effectiveness and HR management. Gary brings to AIM three decades of business experience with global companies such as Thomson Financial and General Electric, and his expertise ranges from facilitating strategic planning with top management to through teaching foundational management skills to brand new supervisors.
Karen Choi loves an HR challenge. She brings three decades of broad based Human Resource management experience to the task of designing and delivering HR solutions to Massachusetts employers.Karen oversees the Management and HR consulting services at AIM..
Sandy Reynolds is a successful coach, facilitator, public speaker, human resources executive and trainer. She has also helped hundreds of Massachusetts employers manage their health insurance costs in the face of significant federal and state reform laws.
Russ Sullivan connects Massachusetts employers with employee relations, compensation, benefits, recruitment and performance management solutions to enhance their operating performance and ensure their compliance to human resources regulations. Russ brings 30 years of senior human resources leadership experience to AIM members through business development, HR Round Tables, webinars, training and the delivery of customized services.
Deborah Benassi is a hands-on practitioner who has driven organizations through large change initiatives, high-growth scenarios and downsizing. Deborah holds a BS in Industrial Personnel Psychology as well as a Senior Professional Human Resources (SPHR) certification. Previously she held senior management positions at PerkinElmer, GE, EMC and Dell, where she was involved in more than 35 mergers, acquisitions and divestitures.
Tom is an attorney specializing in labor and employment matters. He has spent almost a decade helping AIM members solve Human Resources concerns on the hotline and at monthly roundtables. Tom previously served and as deputy director and general counsel to the Massachusetts Department of Labor where he oversaw implementation of state labor and employment laws. Tom is an MCAD certified trainer who provides harassment and discrimination training and investigations.
Tally Lauter has more than 40 years of experience managing manufacturing organizations and leading human resource functions within companies. Tally brings a hands-on approach to solving problems in an effort to build consensus as the resolution. He has a wealth of experience working within unionized companies as well as within the public sector.
Martha McDonald brings 10 years of experience as a financial manager and more than 15 years in human resources focusing on recruitment, benefits and compensation. Her broad base of experience with manufacturing, defense and unionized Massachusetts employers large and small makes her an asset to any company in today’s environment
Jenny Munroe has worked in human resources for 15 years, with an HR generalist and management background. She provides top-notch services for a variety of industries including: healthcare, advertising, real estate and pharmaceuticals. Jenny is certified by the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination as an Internal Discrimination Complaint Investigator.
Kyle Pardo’s 20 years of experience and master’s degree in human resources management makes her a valued member of the Employer’s Resource Group staff. Kyle works with employers on HR audits, compensation program design and review and handbook reviews. Kyle’s expertise in compensation and benefits makes her the ideal person to manage AIM’s wage, benefits and sales compensation services.
Joel joined AIM in February 2008 as director in the Employer’s Resource Group. Prior to joining AIM, Joel had more than 25 years of human resource management experience in the areas of strategic HR planning, organizational effectiveness, development, staffing, employee relations, and HR operations/service delivery.
Stacey has loved every day of her nearly 20-year career as a human resources management professional after earning a Master’s Degree from Rutgers University, Institute of Management and Labor Relations. AIM members employ Stacey's experience with employee relations and performance management, in combination with her knowledge of “best practices” in workplace safety and OSHA standards, to help them build an engaged and safe workforce.