Prior to this collaboration with HCS, Paulette co-founded The Legato Consulting Group in 2001. Legato specializes in leadership assessment, executive team development, coaching, and strategic organizational development. Her partnership with HCS represents a natural build on the platform of services established with clients in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical products and healthcare provider/payer industries. Examples of this broad scope of clients include Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, ArQule, Archimedes Pharma, Bristol-Myers Squibb, ConvaTec, EuroMed, Behavioral Centers of America, Meridian Health Systems and Focused Health Solutions.
Paulette held corporate leadership positions with Bristol-Myers Squibb (talent acquisition, leadership development), PNC Bank (compensation, staffing, change management), and Cole, Warren and Long Inc. (executive search and business consulting).
She holds a B.S. in Industrial Relations and an M.B.A. with an emphasis in Leadership Development, from La Salle University in Philadelphia. Paulette has taught Human Resources Management and Labor Management Relations at the collegiate level and is passionate about developing leadership qualities in women and minorities. She mentors students at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington’s Cameron School of Business and frequently guest lectures at professional meetings and conferences.