Sarah Conroy


  • Senior Professional Certification, Society for Human Resource Management
  • Senior Professional in Human Resources certification, Human Resource Certification Institute
  • Certified Employee Benefits Specialist certification, International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a minor in Business Administration from University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH



Sarah has more than 30 years of human resources experience serving as director of human resources for higher education, government contracting, healthcare, and technology organizations, as well as consulting. Her focus areas include employee relations, performance management, workforce and strategic planning, compensation and benefits design and delivery, compliance, and communications. Sarah approaches each of these areas giving careful consideration to short-term goals and long-term strategy to help her clients balance care and concern for their employees with their organization as a whole.

Technical experience includes Higher education, Health care, Nonprofit entities, Privately held businesses:

  • Employee benefits design, delivery and compliance
  • Performance management and employee relations
  • Workplace wellness and safety
  • Payroll and HRIS oversight
  • Recruitment, onboarding, and retention
  • Policy and procedure creation
  • Labor and employment matters
  • Rewards, recognition, and compensation
  • HR-related training and employee development

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In the community

  • Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, Inc - volunteer
  • Thrive Baltimore/PEPFoods - volunteer
  • Co-founder, B2B Well, Midcoast Maine Employee Wellness Consortium
  • President & Co-founder of 501c3 nonprofit, VegME! & Former Board Member, Maine Animal Coalition
  • Former Government Affairs Director, Society for Human Resource Management, Maine State Council
  • Maine State Chamber of Commerce, Human Resources blogger
  • Former member of the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources
  • Former member of the American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration