Executive Committee Officers

Iolanda Cooper, SHRM – SCP,  SPHR, Employee Advocate, Wegmans Food Markets
[email protected] l 315-701-3200 request x 313

Vice President

Caprice Reader, MBA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP,  Senior Human Resources Consultant, GTM Payroll and HR
[email protected] l 315-730-6466

Tiffany Falcone, HR Works
[email protected] l 315-218-6547

Jay Jerose
, CPA, CVA, Principal, The Bonadio Group
[email protected] l 315-671-4821

Immediate Past President

Louise Hand
, MBA, SPHR, Site Human Resources Manager at Exelon

[email protected] l 315-604-2668


Board of Directors

Diversity and Inclusion

Laila Keysor
, SHRM-SCP, SPHR l Staffing Manager l Syracuse Division | Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.
[email protected] | 315.546.1100, ext. 423

Workforce Readiness

Nalisa Clark
 l [email protected] |  315-430-9539 

Professional Certification and College Relations

Meredith Tornabene
 l  [email protected] | 315-445-4185

Program/Events Chair

Meghan Durso, Senior Manager of Industry Partnerships, CenterState CEO, [email protected]  l 315-391-2492

Legislative Advocate  Co-Chairs

Katherine Schafer
, Esq., Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC l [email protected] l 315-218-8243

Stephanie Fedorka
, Esq., Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC [email protected]


Yvonne McCool, COBRA Allies l [email protected]

Membership Co-Chairs

Amanda Cooper, Compensation Analyst, Syracuse University l [email protected] l 315-443-4824

Lisa Reedy, Costello, Cooney & Fearon, PLLC l [email protected]

Senior HR Advocate Co-Chairs

Rob Didio [email protected]

Alicia Kirby [email protected]

Total Rewards  Co-Chairs

Kerry Carney
, LeadStrat Solutions, A Grenell Partner, [email protected] l 315-436-9529

Tia Sales, Chief Human Resources Officer, Catholic Charities of Onondaga County [email protected] l 315-424-1800 ext. 7650


Mary Stone
, Chief Quality Officer, Hematology/Oncology Associates of CNY l [email protected]  l 315-472-7504 ext. 1366

Rhoda Hales, Office Manager, Harris Beach PLLC l [email protected]  l 315-214-2002

Chapter Management Professional

Julie Billings, MBA, [email protected]  l 315-762-3464