The following information is from the completed 2020 event. Please check back in January for details about the 2021 conference, which will be on May 10, 12, and 14. We anticipate opening registration in early February 2021.

Our staff continues to work remotely. Please visit the Contact Us page or email to get in touch.  

Maine HR Convention: May 10, 12, & 14, 2021 – Virtual+ Edition


Sharon Decato

Sharon Decato leads the Human Resources team at Stonewall Kitchen. She is responsible for Benefits, Compensation, Training, Recruitment, Health and Wellness and Organizational Development effectiveness. She also acts as the legal liaison with state and federal agencies and in-house counsel for compliance and employment issues. Previously, she served as VP of Customer Service and Human Resources at StarMed Staffing Group, Wang Laboratories, and Raytheon. She received her BA in Business Management from Fitchburg State College and completed the Human Resources Management Development Certification Program at Babson College.

Recent Initiatives:

  • Business Partnership / Organizational Development
  • Seasonal Staffing Initiatives for each Division
  • Awarded 2016 Employer Award from Easter Seals of NH
  • Manage the self-funded health benefits program
  • Developed Leadership Training
  • Development and integration of company culture and standards of conduct
  • Led the implementation of a new HRIS (Paylocity), including employee self-service, benefits online enrollment and onboarding initiatives
  • Developed and implemented employee recognition programs.

Sessions: Supervisor Day | Hiring and Interview Issues; Onboarding Challenges; Performance Management

Sessions: Early Bird Session: Marrying the Flavors of Workplace Culture and Growth