Andy (Andrea) Thiede has over 25 years’ experience in the Human Resources field with an emphasis on strong business, analytical and financial skills. She spent 18 years in corporate HR with a high-tech global manufacturer, and has held HR leadership roles in the service and financial industries. As a generalist, she has been involved in all aspects of HR including benefits, employee relations, 401(k) and pension administration, recruitment, on-boarding, training, HR audits, pay practices, leaves of absence, and HR compliance.
In addition to HR consulting, Andy serves as a board member, advisor, and association manager for the Human Resource Association of Central Connecticut, the SHRM Western Connecticut Chapter, and the SHRM Connecticut State Council. She manages the finances for the biennial Tri-State SHRM Conference and volunteers as Treasurer for the Staffing Management Association of Southern New England.
Andy is a Cum Laude graduate from Central Connecticut State University with a B.S. in Business, minor in Human Resources where she was elected to Delta Mu Delta, the National Honor Society in Business Administration. Andy holds two HR certifications: SPHR certification from the Human Resource Certification Institute, and SHRM-SCP certifcation through the Society for Human Resource Management.