NEW YORK (April 19, 2018) — Allegis Partners (AP), a global executive search firm, announces the placement of Brydget Falk-Drigan as Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer at Peapack-Gladstone Bank in Bedminster, New Jersey. Brydget will oversee the bank’s human resources function and build upon the bank’s existing strategic plan, success and growth. The search was co-led by Michael Bergen, Managing Partner, and Christine Sobhani, Managing Director, both in Allegis Partners’ New York office; they were assisted by Lora Martinelli, Senior Associate, in Minneapolis.
Prior to joining Peapack-Gladstone Bank, Brydget was Leader, Global Talent Solutions and People Operations at Dun & Bradstreet Corporation in Short Hills, New Jersey. She spent 14 years in a series of increasingly responsible roles, leading HR operations, systems implementations/enhancements, employment branding, talent acquisition, onboarding and the incorporation of a managed service provider (MSP) program. Additionally, as a senior human resources business partner and winning culture/talent development leader, Brydget provided business partner support to the U.S. Dun & Bradstreet sales organization, helping to drive significant growth through the advancement of a strong performance culture while also advancing the development of the company’s winning culture strategy in support of its aspiration and brand. She began her career with Dun & Bradstreet in Canada, serving as Vice President, Human Resources, prior to relocating to the United States in 2004.
“Brydget’s track record of HR experience in the financial services industry over the past 27 years speaks for itself,” said Mike Bergen. “She is extremely proficient at organizational development, employee engagement, talent attraction, onboarding, operations, team member communications and possesses best-in-class overall human resources experience.”
Christine Sobhani added, “Brydget excels at supporting the various business lines and building a winning corporate culture through attracting, developing and retaining new talent contributing to organizational growth and employee satisfaction.”
Brydget holds a B.A. in Psychology and Business from the University of Western Ontario, Canada. She is designated as a Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) with the Human Resources Professional Association of Ontario and holds a Canadian Human Resource Management Certificate (CHRM) from the Advanced Program in Human Resources Management, University of Toronto.
About Allegis Partners
Allegis Partners is the global executive search firm that delivers a boutique, high-touch approach to talent management. We focus on identifying diverse, top talent for human resources, board, CEO and other executive and senior management roles across industries. Allegis Partners brings deep expertise and insight into each relationship, customizing each search within the global market to pair candidates with deep skills and knowledge to the unique needs of clients. We're backed by the extensive resources of the Allegis Group, an $11+ billion privately held global human capital organization. To learn more about Allegis Partners, visit www.allegis-partners.com.