Gatti & Associates and Human Resources Leadership Forum (HRLF) are pleased to announce the

Bob Gatti HR Leadership Award

This annual award will showcase exemplary HR leadership and profile role models for all HR practitioners.

Bob Gatti was a driver, builder and facilitator of elevating the HR function and community in New England for over 40 years.
Not only did Bob successfully help elevate HR and its importance to organizations, he represented timeless values for the profession.
This award embodies the lifetime legacy of what Bob demonstrated throughout his career. Honoring Bob through this award will recognize his principles and the extraordinary work of HR leaders in our community.

Criteria for Nominees
•Bold and courageous leader—makes a difference
•Embodies integrity, honesty, fairness and transparency
•Innovative leader—successful at driving impactful change
•Demonstrates tangible results for those efforts
•Mentors—always there for others. Gives back to the profession by advising aspiring HR professionals.

Nominating Process
•Look for an announcement and link to the nomination form on the HRLF website (
•A nomination can be made by an individual or group of HR professionals.
•The Nominating Committee will consist of representatives from Gatti & Associates as well as HRLF Board members.
•The committee will review all nominations and send their award recommendations to the presidents of HRLF and Gatti & Associates. Those presidents will have final approval.
•Award recipients and their managers will be notified.
•Award nominees and recipients will be announced at the October 24th, 2017 HRLF program.

•Chief HR Officer or senior HR leader in their organization
•Current HR practitioner within a company or organization
•Minimum of 15 years of HR experience
•Open to all organizations (i.e., high tech, healthcare, education, not-for-profit, etc.)
•New England based

March 21: Introduction of Bob Gatti HR Leadership Award
April 1: Nominations open
May 30: Nominations Deadline
May 31: Selection Process
October 21: Award Presentation

Please contact Gatti & Associates at 508.359.4153, or the HRLF office for more information at 978.256.0960 or