Clarissa J. Sinchak, PHR
Director of Human Resources
With 20 years of experience as a Human Resources professional, Clarissa specializes in employee engagement, compliance, labor law, payroll, benefits, performance management, recruiting, onboarding, compensation, succession planning, and training and development.
Clarissa leads Young & Associates’ Human Resources department, aligning HR initiatives to the current and future needs of the business units of the organization. Her role is to guide the organization through policy, process, and systems changes while leveraging improvements to process, HRIS technology, employee education, and employee engagement to benefit the organization. Her prior experience includes working in the HR realm in industries such as public accounting, banking, and government contracting, and she strongly believes in fostering a people-first culture. Clarissa received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a minor in Human Resources from Youngstown State University, obtained her Professional in Human Resources (PHR) from the Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI), and was previously the Membership Director and President of the Western Reserve Chapter of the Society for Human Resources Management (WRC-SHRM).