Resume

JAMES E. TOALE                                                                   jamietoale@comcast.net                                                                                                  https://www.jamietoale.com/
Mobile (617) 365- 4612                                                                               

Jamie Toale – Supportive Business Alternatives                       2019-Present Founder/Owner

A consulting and business alternative provider offering advice, planning, and “hands-on” management solutions to small and medium size businesses. Consults with business leaders to plan and deliver strategic plans and deliver solutions including Interim or temporary management, Special project management and coaching on difficult “people issues”

Town of Lunenburg, Board of Selectmen – Chair                    2013-2019

Provided Leadership to the Town, balancing the needs of the community with the associated costs. Demonstrated fiscal responsibility, reviewing options, and supporting decisions that made a positive difference. Served as the Chair of the Building Re-Use Committee and Capital Planning Committees.

Hickory Hills Landowners, Inc. (HHL)    Lunenburg, Massachusetts           2012-2013         Board of Directors

Management of Hickory Hills Landowners Inc., a private corporation which owns Hickory Hills Lake, beaches, and surrounding property; and manages these properties for the benefit of all of the owners and residents within the Hickory Hills community.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

CAMBRIDGE INTERACTIVE DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION

Cambridge, Massachusetts      2007 – 2009           
CIDC, a subsidiary of GigaMedia Ltd. (Nasdaq GIGM) was a profitable $144 million Internet-based software company; the engine behind the development and marketing of the Everest Gaming suite of online gaming and entertainment verticals used by millions of people in over 200 countries worldwide.

Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Facilities
Member of the Senior Executive Team and Chief Human Resources Officer.  Responsible for executive recruiting, staffing, organization design, training, employee communication, worldwide facilities and total compensation.

NMS COMMUNICATIONS, Framingham, Massachusetts               1998-2006                   
NMS Communications (NASDAQ:  NMSS) was a $100 million provider of technologies and solutions for converged and mobile networks. 

Vice President, Human Resources and Facilities
Corporate Officer and member of the Senior Executive Team.  Built and led a world class Human Resources  team of business partners to support a global organization that grew from 250 to 750 employees. Responsible for executive compensation and Board of Directors interaction, executive recruiting, staffing, organization design, training, employee communication, worldwide facilities and total compensation. Led the integration of six strategic acquisitions for NMS, including the integration of an acquisition based in Bangalore, India.

ALTAVISTA INTERNET SOFTWARE, INC., Littleton, Massachusetts  1995-1998         
One of the early Internet search engine/portals, formed as a “carve out” Internet software business from Digital Equipment Corporation.

Vice President, Human Resources
Officer and founding member of the executive team.  Helped prepare for an IPO.  Created small company start-up culture and developed an equity based compensation plan to compete in the Internet start-up environment.

DIGITAL EQUIPMENT CORPORATION, Maynard, Massachusetts   1984-1995            

Director, Human Resources – Internet Software Business Unit

Manager, Executive Search – Computer Systems Division

Human Resource Manager, Eastern States Accounts

District Personnel Manager, New Jersey District

PHILLIP MORRIS INCORPORATED, New York, New York              1981-1984           

World Headquarters

Manager, Corporate Employment and Affirmative Action
Responsible for Executive Search, Employment, Temporary staffing, Employee Relations, Affirmative Action and EEO for a Fortune “10” corporation.

THE ATLANTIC COMPANIES, New York, New York                      1971-1981              

Manager, Human Resource Planning and Development (1976 – 1981)

Directed Human Resource Planning, Management Development, Affirmative Action, Employment and the Human Resource Information Center.
Work-Study Trainee (1971 – 1976)

EDUCATION
MA, The New School Human Resource Management Development

BBA, St. John’s University (College of Insurance)

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS 
Human Resource Leadership Forum (HRLF), 2003 – 2006
      Board of Directors – Chairman, Technology Committee – 2005

Senior Human Resource Network (SHRN), 2009 – 2013

TAP Youth Basketball (Townsend, Ashby, Pepperell), 1988-2008
      Board of Directors, Coach, Referee (IAABO official)

 

 



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