Strategic HR at Mount Washington: Oct 25-27, 2020 – Bretton Woods, NH

The following information is from the completed 2019 event. Please check back in the spring for details on next year. 


Gary Convertino

Gary is a seasoned Human Resources Professional, Consultant, and Professor with almost 20 years of successful experience in human resources management, strategy, business development, change management, administration and financial stewardship.

Recent accomplishments – Dean College – CHRO & Vice President, Organizational Effectiveness:

  1. Lead college’s organizational strategy.
  2. Instituted an in-house Learning Management System (LMS).
  3. Directed an active recruitment strategy to enhance qualified and diversified candidates.
  4. Directed college functions including; Human Resources, Facilities, Campus Safety, Landscaping/Grounds, and Custodial. Served closely with IT and Institutional Advancement.
  5. Restructured College benefits/wellness programs.
  6. Served on the Senior Management Leadership Team.
  7. Enhanced college-wide organizational effectiveness and strategic planning.
  8. Dealt with Employee Relations, EEOC/Legal/NLRB, Compensation, Workforce Planning, HRIS.
  9. Served on the Crisis Management, Disaster Recovery, and Campus Safety Committees.

Other Positions Served:

  1. Cleveland Sight Center – Director, Human Resources & Volunteer Services
  2. Arch Street Center/St. Anthony Shrine – Director, Human Resources & Volunteer Services
  3. Johnson & Wales University – Human Resources Manager
  4. Dunkin Brands Inc. – Regional Human Resources Manager/Training Manager
  5. Bess Eaton Inc. – Regional Human Resources Manager

Community Service & Honors:

  1. PPB – Chair of the City of Pawtucket Personnel Board
  2. RISE – Rhode Islanders Service Education – Mentor/Big Brother
  3. Job Club RI – Volunteer assisting unemployed individuals with their job search
  4. SHRM-RI & SHRM National Member
  5. Executive CHRO Development Program – Executive Program for HR Professionals in RI & MA

Education and Certifications:

  • Doctorate- Administration/Leadership – Johnson & Wales University – Providence, RI
  • Masters – Teaching – Johnson & Wales University – Providence, R.I.
  • Bachelors – Applied Social Sciences – Binghamton University – Binghamton, N.Y.
  • Associates – Hospitality Management – Cobleskill College – Cobleskill, N.Y.
  • SHRM PHR Certification & SHRM-CP Re-certification (2015/2008)
  • MVP Certification – Mentors in Violence Prevention – Northeastern University, Boston, MA. (2017)
  • MBTI Certified Trainer (2013)
  • SHRM – Leadership Program – Professionals in Human Resources – Washington D.C. (2013/2012)


Sessions: Workshop B: HR and Finance