Ida Jones, Vice President of Organizational and Workforce Development at Starbridge, was honored by the National Human Resources Association, Rochester Chapter, at a luncheon ceremony on April 26, 2017. The annual awards recognize exceptional leaders in the human resources field.

Starbridge staff pose as a group with honoree Ida Jones at NHRA luncheon 

 Front row: Colin Garwood, Ida Jones, Jason Blackwell

 Back row: Allyn Stelljes, April Dixon, Maritza Cubi,
 Krystyna Staub, Terry O'Hare,
Joanna Sanguedolce,
  and Adrienne Schleigh from HR Works

Ida received the Award for Passionate Service Excellence and was one of three finalists for HR Executive of the Year in the large employer category.

Colin Garwood, President/CEO of Starbridge, said, "We are so pleased that Ida received the recognition she deserves from the National Human Resources Association. Ida's leadership in developing a workforce and culture at Starbridge continues to position our organization to excel in service delivery. Thank you Ida!"

Other finalists in the large employer category included Harvey Beldner of North American Breweries and Fernan Cipero of the YMCA of Greater Rochester. Honorees in the small employer category included Hope DellaStua of EFPR Group, Kim Kulik of Passero Associates, and Laurie Wiest of Summit Credit Union.

We congratulate all those honored and thank the Rochester Chapter of the National Human Resources Association for celebrating the great work of local leaders.