Jewish Senior Life’s Emy Giacalone Honored as a Rochester HR Executive of the Year Award Finalist

Rochester, NY — September 21, 2020 — The Rochester affiliate of the National Human Resources Association has honored Jewish Senior Life’s Emy Giacalone, Sr. Vice President of Human Resources and Staff & Organizational Development. Emy is one of a very select group of finalists for the Rochester HR Executive of the Year Award.

This very prestigious award distinguishes and honors exceptional HR professionals in our community. Honorees are selected who are innovative and consistently prepare their organizations for the future; make significant contributions and impact their organizations, the HR community, and the communities in which they live; demonstrate exceptional leadership and operational excellence; and inspire others to excel. 

“Emy puts her heart and soul into her work—always putting our employees and residents first,” says Michael King, Jewish Senior Life President and CEO. “We are very proud of Emy and congratulate her on this extremely well-deserved recognition.

Giacalone and her fellow honorees will be recognized at the HR Executive of the Year Awards event, which will be held in the spring of 2021.


Roberta Cappon, Marketing Manager


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