Vicki Hobson Joins Syska Hennessy Group as Director of Human Resources/Associate Partner
New York, NY — Syska Hennessy Group, an international consulting, engineering and commissioning firm, has appointed Vicki Hobson, SPHR, SHRM-SPC, as director of human resources and associate partner.
In her new role, Ms. Hobson will oversee the leadership and management of Syska’s HR department, driving the design and implementation of an HR infrastructure and programs that will enhance employee engagement and development.
Ms. Hobson has extensive experience in similar roles at large organizations. Most recently, she served as the vice president of human resources at a prominent real estate development firm. Over the course of her HR career, she has overseen onboarding and employee engagement, recruitment and talent retention, benefits administration, performance management, annual compensation planning, employee and labor relations, leadership development, HRIS, and regulatory labor compliance.
“As her track record demonstrates, Vicki excels in building strong and effective HR teams and infrastructure,” says Syska co-president Cyrus Izzo. “She’s joining Syska at a time of rapid growth, so her contributions are most welcome.” Adds co-president Gary Brennen: “We will rely on her leadership to ensure that the people side of our business grows systematically and sustainably.”
Ms. Hobson received a B.S. in business management from Capella University. In addition, she studied pre-med at St. John’s University.
Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, Ms. Hobson now resides in Sunnyside, NY. She is active in several professional organizations: the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM), the Human Resources Association of New York (HR/NY), World at Work, and the National Multi-Housing Council (NMHC).
Syska Hennessy Group is the leading global, full-service MEP, information and communication technology (ICT) and commissioning engineering firm. With more than 500 professionals across 17 offices, the company provides a full range of engineering services for projects of every size and budget. Since 1928, Syska has been designing smarter, safer, and more efficient buildings by integrating essential systems that respond and adapt to a changing world.