Chief Administrative and Human Resource Officer
Paula LaPalme joined Forsyth in 2016 and leads Human Resources for the Institute, as well as provides leadership to a host of key operational areas from information technology to facilities.
She is an ardent collaborator and contributor throughout Forsyth, working with others to create solutions and new paths. Paula serves on numerous committees and work teams ensuring Forsyth’s culture, people practices, and programs are continuously innovating and advancing.
She has built an accomplished career as an HR executive, consultant and business leader. She has worked with both non-profit and for-profit organizations regionally, nationally and globally. Past associations include: The Boston Stock Exchange; Home Owners Savings Bank, F.S.B.; Tufts Health Plan; CGI; Logica; Philips/Color Kinetics; AMS; as well as her own consulting firm. The wealth of experience Paula brings from helping organizations successfully scale and evolve, to guiding them through the labyrinth of change is invaluable to Forsyth.
Paula holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business from Southern New Hampshire University, as well as HR certifications: SPHR, SHRM-SCP, and an HR Management Certification from Bentley University.