Dorothy Speakes is a consultant to the Human Resources department at PEN America. Dorothy is an experienced HR professional in both the nonprofit and for-profit sectors. She spent seven years managing the human resources department at the Food Bank for New York City, well-known for providing hunger relief throughout the five boroughs. Her most recent role was with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey leading the HRIS (Human Resources Information System) team within the HR department. Dorothy holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from SUNY New Paltz and a certification in Human Resource Management from Baruch College for Continuing Studies.