Shelly Thomas is Senior Director, Administration for PA Options for Wellness. In this role, she is responsible to lead and drive all Human Resources initiatives while providing support to all departments. Shelly is also responsible to oversee PA Options for Wellness’ Marketing team as well as the office and operations management of the organization. In her role, she is responsible to develop and implement systems to improve company processes as well as maintain positive relationships with vendors, clients, and internal staff ensuring effective and efficient operations within PA Options for Wellness.

Shelly is a seasoned Human Resources professional with more than 15 years’ experience providing support, guidance, and subject matter expertise to all levels of management in both union and non-union environments, and is recognized as an organized change agent who is able to interact with associates at all levels within an organization.

Prior to joining PA Options for Wellness, Shelly was the Director of Human Resources for Information Network Associates, Inc. (INA) in Harrisburg, PA, where she served as a subject matter expert, advisor, and strategic partner to their senior leadership team for six years. She had also served as an HR Business Partner at the PA Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) in Harrisburg, PA for 9 years.

Shelly obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Communications Studies from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, with a concentration in Leadership and Social Influence, and a minor in Marketing and Business. She is also a certified Professional in Human Resources (PHR), and SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP).