Lauri Wactlar

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Director, Human Resources

Department
Operations and Administration
Human Resources
Phone
973-324-8365

Lauri Wactlar has been the Director of Human Resources since July 2005, providing leadership and consultation on all HR functions. Her areas of expertise include employee relations, HR strategy and planning, policy development, employee communications, recruitment/staffing/retention, project management, compensation and benefits, employment law, training and development, and workplace immigration. Lauri is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), and the Morris County SHRM chapter. She served as past editor (2007-2008) of "Innovations," a semiannual publication about the organization’s research highlights. Before joining Kessler Foundation, Lauri worked as an HR Manager for Thomson Inc. (now Technicolor) and as an Assistant Vice President for Merrill Lynch.  

Expertise
Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification - 2000
SHRM-SCP (Senior Certified Professional) certification - 2015
Education
MHRN - Human Resources Management, Rutgers University’s School of Management and Labor Relations
BA - English and Political Science, Rutgers College