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Guest Host Tawny Alvarez
Caitlin Miller
Big Tree Hospitality
Retaining Top Talent
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Peter Hayes
Healh Purchaser
Alliance of Maine

Containing Your
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Ricky Graf
Gartner Evaluation Criteria

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Tawny Alvarez
Verrill Dana
7 Dwarfs at Work

Mar 30
David Pease
Bangor Savings Bank
Green Dot Bystander Training


HR Solutions in Modern Public Accounting

Saturday, January 19, 2018 @10am

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Jennifer Harnish
Director of Human Resources
Baker Newman Noyes

Jennifer Harnish is the Director of Human Resources at Baker Newman Noyes, one of the nation’s top 100 accounting and consulting firms based in Portland, Maine. Prior to joining BNN in 2011, Jennifer worked in Human Resources for eight years at an international food retailer.

At BNN, she supports all four office locations, handling all human resource functions and responsibilities. Jennifer provides innovative services and programs to support an era of rapid change within the firm. She develops and implements policies that support the culture of BNN, as well as handling all recruiting and staffing initiatives. Jennifer is also a member of the BNN Women’s Initiative.

She is a member of several human resource organizations, including the Society For Human Resource Management, the Human Resources Association of Southern Maine, Seacoast Human Resources Association, and the Manchester Area Human Resources Association.

She holds a bachelor’s degree from Seattle University in Washington.

Anna Fincke
Chief Operating Officer
Baker Newman Noyes

Anna Fincke serves as Chief Operating Officer at Baker Newman Noyes in Portland, Maine. She leads the operations team, overseeing the Marketing, Human Resources, and Reports departments, as well as office support and administration.

She works closely with the principal group to develop the firm’s strategic priorities and ensure that the firm’s initiatives are carried out. Anna specializes in strategy and operations, with experience working in industries from construction to food service, and in highly-regulated environments.

Prior to joining the firm, Anna was a partner at a consulting and advisory firm that specialized in helping nonprofits develop strategic and growth plans, and served as vice president at a large Portland-based nonprofit.

Anna earned her bachelor’s degree in economics, cum laude, from Harvard University and master’s degree in business administration from The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.

Gartner Evaluation Criteria

Saturday, January 12, 2019 @10am

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Ricky Graf
Senior HCM Account Executive

Headquartered just outside Chicago, Paylocity has revolutionized the marketplace for payroll and human resources professionals.

In 1997, our founder, Steve Sarowitz, noticed that the payroll and human resources landscape offered only two distinct choices: service or technology. Determined to change this, Sarowitz set out to create a true hybrid—Paylocity.

Paylocity has delivered industry-leading software and unmatched customer service since our inception. Our mission of elevating payroll and human resources across the backroom and into the boardroom speaks to just that.

Today, Paylocity continues to develop innovative solutions that simplify the lives of payroll and HR professionals across the country. Through powerful analytics, robust reporting, intuitive usability, and modern functionality—our clients increase efficiency and manage workforces more effectively.

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Saturday, January 5, 2019 @10am

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Joan Dolan
Director of Apprenticeship and Strategic Partnerships
Maine Dept. of Labor

Adrienne Bennett
Director of Policy and Legislative Affairs
Maine Dept. of Labor

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