JAMES E. TOALE
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.
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
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)
MA, The New School Human Resource Management Development
BBA, St. John’s University (College of Insurance)
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)