Angela Blum-Finlay has built a 25+ year career leading Human Resources functions in small to large Fortune Global 150 companies to be more strategically aligned to business performance. She has led significant human capital and business transformations, along with merger, acquisition, and post-merger integration initiatives. In her current role as Chief Human Capital Strategist, she spends her time working with a variety of organizations to create a business-driven, future-ready Human Capital Management function. Her engagements include transformational HCM consulting projects, interim and fractional CHRO roles, M&A & PMI consulting work, and HR Leader coaching.
She was previously the Executive Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer at Dime Community Bank where she led the transformation of the organizational development and human resources functions. She was responsible for the strategy and execution of the talent initiatives as the bank shifted from a thrift bank to a robust community bank. Prior to Dime, Angela was the Director of Human Resource (Global Talent Management Group) for Mitsui & Co. (U.S.A.), Inc. where she was responsible for the strategy and execution of HR and Talent Management activities for the Americas region (North and South America). Prior to Mitsui, Angela spent almost 10 years in the public accounting and consulting industry leading Human Resources functions, including an HR consulting business. In addition, she also spent time as an Adjunct Professor at Columbia University, Yeshiva University, and Fairleigh Dickinson University, teaching Strategy, Leadership, and Human Resources courses. She currently holds various HR certifications, including SHRM-SCP, SPHR, and CCP. She holds both a B.S. and MBA in Business Management /Human Resources Management. She is a Board Member of NYC SHRM and a Board Advisor for the Fairleigh Dickinson School of Arts, in addition to other volunteer board positions for nonprofit organizations.
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Members of the Organization and People Practice at West Monroe Partners Join Angela Finlay's Finance for Effective Human Capital Management Class
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