McDermott + Bull has successfully placed Zuhey Perallon as Vice President of Human Resources at Girl Scouts of Greater New York (GSGNY). In her new role, Zuhey will report to the Chief Operating Officer and lead the Human Resources department. She will develop and lead a plan for return to the office, staffing and talent strategy, internal communication processes, performance management, and leadership and professional development. Additionally, she will drive a strategy to support GSGNY’s efforts to attract, develop, and retain a diverse workforce and encourage innovation, learning, and collaboration.
Prior to joining GSGNY, Zuhey served as the first ever Director of Human Resources and People Operations at Highbridge Community Development Corporation, in addition to past roles with Yeshiva University, Jewish Home Lifecare, and The New York Public Library. She holds a B.A. in Communication and Culture from the CUNY School of Professional Studies and an M.S. in Human Resources Management from Stony Brook University. A dedicated professional with a versatile skill set, Zuhey brings over 12 years of combined experience in all areas of human resources and will serve as a tremendous asset to GSGNY’s strategic vision for the growth of its people and mission.
For over a century, Girl Scouts has instilled generations of girls with the skills and knowledge to become young women of courage, confidence and character, to speak out and be leaders. Today, Girl Scouts of Greater New York is delivering its message of empowerment and engaging more than 38,000 girls of every race, background, and religion. GSGNY’s vision is a New York City in which every girl feels empowered to lead in the community, the workplace, and the world. It has become a hub for innovation within the broader Girl Scouts movement, presenting new ways to engage and inspire the next generation of young leaders.
This executive search was completed by McDermott + Bull Partner Sue Waterbury, Chief Operating Officer Angela Anderson, and Senior Research Associate Josh Nichols.