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Janet Giannetta, Partner, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Human Resources Professional 

(845) 567-3978

Janet Giannetta is a Partner in Visions Human Resources Services, LLC, an affiliate of RBT CPAs, LLP.  Visions offers a full spectrum of HR services. Janet most recently was Chief Human Resources Officer at RBT CPAs where she was responsible for all HR activities within the Firm and 


Janet is a senior-level human resources professional who has served in a wide range of industries, including health care, finance and manufacturing. Over the course of her career, she has mastered the balance of employee advocacy and the business needs of organizations – the most challenging aspect of compliance and managing human resources.


Prior to joining RBT, Janet was the Corporate Compliance Officer and Vice President of Human Resources at Elant, Inc. serving 6 locations and 1200 union and non-union employees.  Before that, Janet was the Regional Human Resources Director at Wingate Healthcare in Needham, Mass., where she was responsible for the HR oversight of more than 1,500 employees across ten skilled nursing centers. She demonstrated a thorough understanding of complex state and federal regulations, and regularly counseled both management and employees on issues like performance, terminations, harassment and discrimination.   


Professional/Industry/Community Affiliations


• Society of Human Resource Management, Poughkeepsie Chapter; Currently President-Elect and  Legislative Director; Past President

• SHRM Advocacy Captain, NY 18th congressional district

• Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce, Legislative Action Committee Member

• Orange County Chamber of Commerce, Government Affairs Committee Member

• Mount Saint Mary’s College Career Advisory Committee

• Elant at Brandywine, Board of Directors

• New Paltz Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors; Human Resources Committee

• United Way of Dutchess-Orange, Grants Reviewer, Community Impact Council Member

• Starry, Starry Night  - Walkway over the Hudson, Committee member

• NYS Business Council, HR committee member

• Council of Industry of Southeast NY (member): HR Sub-Council, Workforce Development 

• New York State Health Facilities Association (past member), Workforce Development Committee 

• Leading Age NY (past member), Human Resources sub-council




S.U.N.Y at Geneseo
Bachelor of Arts 1987 Psychology/Organizational & Occupational Behavior
Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY;

S.U.N.Y College at New Paltz, Post-graduate studies in Business and Education



  • Certified, Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR), Human Resource Certification Institute

  • Certified, Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP), Society of Human Resource Management

  • Certified, EmployingAbilities@Work, Society of Human Resource Management


Practice Emphasis:


• Organizational Development 

• Strategic Management

• Human Resource Administration 

• Talent Acquisition

• Employee & Labor Relations 

• Training & Development

• Benefits and Compensation 

• Employment Law & Compliance


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