Elena Dundon, MS, MBA
Elena Dundon has worked in the field of Human Resources for more than twenty years. As an H.R. executive and consultant, she has expertise in the areas of: Strategic Planning, Employee Relations, Training & Organizational Development, Talent Acquisition/Retention/Succession Planning, Compensation & Benefit Design, Policy Development & Administration, Change Management, and Budget Development & Cost Analysis.
Her professional Human Resource experience includes: the retail, medical and fitness industries, private education sector, and organized labor in both for and not-for profit sectors. She has developed and implemented HR departments for several organizations and managed human resource staff and functions for national companies large and small in regional locations and multiple states. Additionally, she has been instrumental in fostering change within environments through collaborative and transparent practices. In conjunction with her human resource responsibilities, she has been directly responsible for facility operations of multiple organizations - managing budgets, capital expenditures and day-to-day operational needs.
A graduate of St. Joseph’s College, she has been a Lector at the college’s Patchogue campus in the School of Professional Graduate Studies undergraduate program since 2007. She has been a Lector at Stony Brook University; School of Professional Graduate Studies graduate program since 2016. Her areas of instruction include: H.R. Management, H.R. Law, Labor Relations and Organization Behavior. She has appeared as guest speaker at the SJC’s business forum regarding Ethics in Human Resources.
As a member of SHRM (Society of Human Resource Management) - a professional organization that serves as a resource for students pursuing degrees in several fields of study, Elena has served as Faculty Liaison for student chapters.
Elena has been a board member of the Long Island Housing Partnership since 2012 and an active member since 2008. She is a 2012 class member of the Energeia Partnership, a Social Leadership Program, and actively participates in various fund-raising campaigns for the United Way of Long Island.