Lynne Plavnick

Vice President of Human Resources, Chief Compliance Officer

Lynne Plavnick has over 35 years of experience within the field of Human Resources, 25 of which have been spent with Volunteers of America-Greater New York. She started as the sole member of the department, and developed an entire team of skilled professionals that implement benefits, safety, and insurance programs for all VOA-GNY employees. 

Ms. Plavnick also established the Volunteers of America Learning Institute, which is certified by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training. In addition to heading the Human Resources department, she also serves as the Chief Compliance Officer.

Prior to her tenure at VOA-GNY, she served as the Director of Human Resources at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn and worked at the New York City Department of Education. She has a B.A. in Sociology and Urban Studies from The City College of New York and a M.S. in Human Resources Management.

Areas of Expertise

  • Human Resources

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