POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (Oct. 2, 2018) — Sarah Bakke of Poughkeepsie, N.Y., has been named Director of Human Resources at LCS Facility Group, the region’s most experienced and largest provider of facilities solutions.
As Director of Human Resources, Bakke serves as a strategic business partner to the leadership of LCS Facility Group by providing support to the company’s executive and management teams regarding human resources-related issues and initiatives for the company’s more than 450 employees. In her new role, Bakke will oversee the development of HR policies and procedures, and act as “Recruiter in Chief,” championing and managing the sourcing of talent to meet the Company’s needs.
Bakke comes to LCS with a strong background in employee relations and benefits, employee wellness in the workplace, organizational development, and recruitment. Prior to joining LCS, Bakke served as the Assistant Director of Human Resources and Employee Wellness at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, NY. Her previous work experience also includes Cary Institute of Ecosystems Studies in Millbrook, N.Y., Sunburst Technology, Tyree Maintenance Co. Inc., and The GAP, Inc.
Raised in Auburn, Maine, Bakke earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Bentley University in Waltham, Mass., Upon completion of her degree, Bakke moved to Chelmsford, MA. where she began her employment with The GAP, Inc., Three years later, Bakke relocated to New York, and since then, has served in a variety of roles with top tier organizations – gaining the employee relations experience and management skills necessary for her new role as Human Resources Director at LCS Facility Group.
“I am thrilled to join the growing LCS team and serve as their Human Resources Director,” said Bakke. “I am excited for the opportunity to focus my attention on the initiatives that ensure fair employment practices, while also continuing to make LCS a great place to work and a continued employer of choice.”
LCS Facility Group Owner Joe Lepore welcomed Bakke to her new role.
“Sarah’s role is key in both the growth of LCS and ensuring the satisfaction of our employees,” he said. “I am excited to have someone with her knowledge and ability, bringing a laser focus to moving our business forward by providing superior HR practices – which will translate to providing new and current team members with unsurpassed opportunity and career growth in our growing industry.”
As the preferred outsourcing partner, LCS Facility Group is an industry leader in providing the highest quality expertise, professional and full-service facilities maintenance, and specialty services to the commercial sector. LCS Facility Group’s services include cleaning and facility maintenance; landscaping and property maintenance; snow and ice removal; hospitality and stewarding services; specialty services and more. For additional information, visit: https://www.lcsfacilitygroup.com