People News: CenterState CEO Names New Vice President of Human Resources

Posted on April 21, 2021

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Monifa Wilcox

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — CenterState CEO announced it has recently hired Monifa A. Wilcox as its vice president of human resources.

Wilcox comes to CenterState CEO with more than 20 years’ experience in the human-resources field. Most recently, she served as VP of HR at St. Vincent de Paul of Baltimore, a provider of community services to people suffering from hunger, homelessness, and poverty in the Baltimore region. In that role, and as a member of the organization’s executive committee, she developed the organization’s strategic plan and managed budget development and all functional areas of HR.

In her new position, Wilcox will serve CenterState CEO as well as its organizational partners, including the Downtown Committee of Syracuse, Visit Syracuse, the CNY International Business Alliance, and Electronics Park, LLC.

Wilcox will oversee the overall administration, coordination, and evaluation of the human-resources function, including forming and implementing policies, payroll and benefits analysis and administration, and the human-resources information system, CenterState CEO said. She is also responsible for the design, implementation, and communication of the organization’s talent-management strategy, including support for recruitment, and performance management and employee engagement. Wilcox will also take the lead in shaping the organizational culture that leverages inclusion, trust, transparency, and accountability, the organization noted.

Read the full article at The Central New York Business Journal, here.

Read the full article at syracuse.com, here.

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