A nationally certified human resource professional, Bertha Connelley received her bachelor of science in business with a concentration in human resource management from Capella University. Bertha has worked in healthcare human resources for nearly two decades and has been at Riggs since 2008. She manages all human resource affairs at the Austen Riggs Center including benefits, recruitment, policy development, employment legal issues, recognition programs, and employee relations for approximately 160 employees. Bertha is an active community volunteer who currently serves as Berkshire Coalition for Suicide Prevention (BCSP) vice president, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) Western Massachusetts chapter board member, Fairview Hospital Auxiliary board member, and Lee Lion’s Club member. She is a former member of the Lee Finance Committee.
Bertha M. Connelley, PHR
Director of Human Resources