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April 2017

Tuesday April 18, 2017
Hiring in Today's Workplace    - Student Night

Monica Panetta, SPHR, HCS, VP Human Resources & Compliance, Genomind, Inc.
1 Hr CPE - Other

Monica Panetta, VP of Human Resources and Compliance at Genomind Inc. will share with us the employer's perspective of hiring in today's workplace.  In particular she will discuss what employers look for from recent college graduates
Monica Panetta, SPHR, HCS has over a decade of multi-faceted human resources experiences specializing in startup and growth mode companies. She is the Vice President of Human Resources and Compliance at Genomind Inc., an award-winning, personalized medicine Company that brings innovation to mental healthcare through genetic testing. Monica oversees all aspects of human capital strategy, payroll, benefits administration, and compliance for close to 100 employees.

Most recently in March of 2017, Genomind  was selected as the Emerging Company of the Year by Life Sciences PA. In 2016 alone, Genomind, was recognized as one of the 100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare by Modern Healthcare, listed on the Philadelphia 100, a finalist for the Lehigh Valley Business of the Year, and a runner up for the Patient Impact Award by Life Science PA. Monica spearheaded all of these recognition initiatives.

Prior to joining Genomind full time in 2015, Monica was the HR Manager at Genomind’s sister company, FirstLab, while simultaneously helping to build Genomind’s team and infrastructure. Under her careful eye and strategic hiring processes, Genomind experienced a 1250% growth in human capital in just 2 years.

Monica’s previous positions include: HR and Training Manager for a mental health provider, Project Transition; HR Generalist for a  telecommunications company, Finisar Corporation; and HR Assistant for a medical device company, Synthes. Monica is most proud of her ability to build high performing teams who are mission minded, and passionate about their profession.

Monica earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Gwynedd Mercy University. She holds a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR), Human Capital Strategist Certification (HCS), working on her CPCO (Certified Professional Compliance Officer) certificate, and is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management (Greater Valley Forge chapter), Philadelphia Society of  People and Strategy (PSPS), and Life Sciences PA.