Bellwether Community Credit Union is pleased to announce the recent hiring of Kelly Barry as Vice President of Human Resources. In her role, she will be responsible for maintaining the high level of culture at the credit union, employee engagement, employee relations, talent acquisition, performance management, compensation and benefits, and streamlining HR processes.
Prior to her position at Bellwether, Barry spent 26 years at a Massachusetts credit union working her way up the ranks from teller to VP of HR. Her previous company was also a former telephone workers credit union which mirrors Bellwether’s origins of serving the telephone employees of New Hampshire.
“Kelly brings an exceptional combination of experience, energy, and proven leadership to Bellwether which fits in perfectly to enhancing our strong values focused on people and the work culture,” said Nancy Nadeau, Chief Administrative Officer at Bellwether. “Kelly is the right person to retaining our great talent and grow our workforce to the next level for years to come.”
Barry holds a bachelors degree in sociology, minor in business and a concentration in human resources from Merrimack College. She also obtained a Society for Human Resources Management certificate.
Along with volunteering for various non-profits in the Greater Lowell and Merrimack Valley area in Massachusetts, Barry also served as a board member for town sports organizations in New Hampshire.