Maureen Paradine has been recognized as an innovator in the HR field. Her experience and talents for implementing and optimizing next-generation processes and advanced technologies have been instrumental in the growth of thousands of employees as well as the success of several companies.
As Senior Vice President of Human Resources for 1800flowers.com, Maureen has worldwide responsibility for all HR activities. Most recently, Maureen reengineered the 1-800-FLOWERS.COM’s Human Resource function, transforming it into an enterprise that utilizes online social technologies for recruitment, selection, on-boarding and performance management. This change has created a highly collaborative company culture where employees have embraced the opportunity to communicate and share ideas more effectively. Implementation of the company’s social technology-based performance management system has generated a transparent platform for performance reviews where feedback is continual.
Prior to joining 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Maureen was Vice President of Human Resources at The Hain Celestial Group. While at Hain, she implemented a cutting-edge technology platform for benefits, HRIS, policies, pay grades and payroll that resulted in streamlined processes, increased operational efficiencies and substantial cost reductions.
Maureen received her BA in Business from Hofstra University and her Masters in Industrial Psychology from New York University.