|Mar 05 2012|
|Jennifer Pristera Joins GCG's Team As Vice President, Human Resources|
For more information contact: Stephanie Caro at 631.470.5169 | Stephanie.Caro@gcginc.com
JENNIFER PRISTERA JOINS GCG’S TEAM AS VICE PRESIDENT, HUMAN RESOURCES
LAKE SUCCESS, NY (March 5, 2012) The Garden City Group, Inc. (GCG), the recognized leader in class action settlement and bankruptcy administration, is pleased to announce that Jennifer Pristera has joined the Company as vice president, human resources.
Pristera has nearly 20 years of experience across the spectrum of human resources, including leadership development, talent acquisition and retention, employee relations and organizational development. As vice president, human resources, Pristera is responsible for leading the human resources function at GCG.
“GCG is dedicated to the growth of our organization and places a priority on a diversified workplace and positive corporate culture. The addition of Jennifer further demonstrates our level of commitment to human resources and our employees,” said David Isaac, chief executive officer, GCG. “Her strong track record and accomplishments as a human resource professional are an ideal fit for GCG.”
Prior to joining GCG, Pristera worked at Wyndham Worldwide in a variety of senior human resources roles, most recently as vice president, human resources for Wyndham Hotel Group. In that role, she focused on all aspects of human resources, including employee engagement, talent acquisition, leadership development, internal communications, compliance, corporate social responsibility, diversity and inclusion and sustainability. In addition, she managed a team of HR professionals and developed and implemented HR programs and initiatives for approximately 2,000 corporate and operations center employees globally.
Earlier in her career, she held numerous human resources positions of increasing responsibility at Cendant Corporation, CA Technologies, Citibank and ABN AMRO.
“I’m excited to join GCG’s growing team of talented professionals,” said Pristera. “I look forward to supporting GCG’s goals and future success, while implementing strategies to ensure that we continuously hire and retain the highest caliber of talent.”
Pristera graduated magna cum laude from Adelphi University with a B.S. in management and communications and a minor in HR management. She is also certified as a Professional in Human Resources by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).
About The Garden City Group, Inc. (GCG)
GCG (www.gcginc.com) is the recognized leader in legal administration services for class action settlements and other claims administration, bankruptcy cases and legal noticing programs, with more than 1,000 employees in offices coast-to-coast. GCG has been named Best Claims Administrator by the New York Law Journal for two years in a row. The firm has been engaged in many high-profile distribution matters, including the General Motors bankruptcy, the $6.15 billion WorldCom settlement, the $3.05 billion VisaCheck/MasterMoney Antitrust settlement, the $3.4 billion Native American Trust Settlement and the $20 billion Gulf Coast Claims Facility.
Based in Atlanta, Ga., Crawford & Company (www.crawfordandcompany.com) is the world's largest independent provider of claims management solutions to the risk management and insurance industry as well as self-insured entities, with an expansive global network serving clients in more than 70 countries. The Crawford System of Claims SolutionsSM offers comprehensive, integrated claims services, business process outsourcing and consulting services for major product lines including property and casualty claims management, workers compensation claims and medical management, and legal settlement administration. The Company’s shares are traded on the NYSE under the symbols CRDA and CRDB.