SYRACUSE — CNY SHRM, the Syracuse–based chapter of the Society for Human Resources Management, announced that it recently elected and installed a new executive board.
Louise Hand is the new board president, replacing Amanda Cooper, president since 2017. Hand is the HR account manager at Saab Sensis and has more than 25 years of human-resources experience. She has an MBA from Syracuse University.
Iolanda Cooper is the new board VP. She has 19 years of human-resources experience, specializing in talent management. Cooper is a Wegmans employee representative and has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Le Moyne College.
Jay Jerose continues in the role of CNY SHRM treasurer, a position he has held for the past two years. He is a manager at The Bonadio Group and member of its small business advisory team. A graduate of the University at Buffalo, Jerose, a CPA, has been with Bonadio since 2011.
James Branche is the new CNY SHRM secretary. He has 12 years of human-resources experience and is currently human-resources manager at United Radio. He is a member of Vera House board of directors, P-TECH steering committee, and MACNY apprenticeship steering committee.