Inspiring girls on Long Island to be strong, smart and bold.
Michele Wade Berti
Vice President of Human Resources, Jefferson’s Ferry
“I immediately connected with the mission of Girls Inc. Girls and young women grow when they feel a sense of belonging, a sense of support, a sense of self-actualization and amazement of possibilities that could become their realities. Role models and mentors are vitally important to provide inspiration, guidance and the ability to maneuver challenges. I am honored to be a member of the Board of Directors of Girls Inc. of Long Island and look forward to contributing to future generations of enriched, savvy and productive women.”
As Vice President of Human Resources at Jefferson’s Ferry, Michele Wade Berti is responsible for aligning the overall strategic direction of Human Resources with the organizational vision and mission. Her passion is to champion a customer centric human resources function to ensure an exceptional employee experience which results in premiere services and experiences for residents. She fosters a culture that promotes engagement, encourages retention and provides continuous learning and leadership development for employees. Prior to joining Jefferson’s Ferry, Michele held progressively senior roles in nonprofit and for-profit organizations.
Michele holds a Master’s degree from Michigan State University. She is a member of the Human Resources Committee of the Hauppauge Industrial Association and the Society for Human Resources Management. She is a former member of the Board of Trustees at Harbor Country Day School. Michele enjoys the arts and is an avid supporter. She also supports the protection of animals, children and vulnerable populations.