As a transformational former Chief Human Resources Officer, Marty Gervasi has seen first-hand the critical importance of managing transitions well, both for executives and their organizations. She now applies her more than 30 years of Human Resource expertise as a MyNextSeason Senior Advisor, helping each client discern and translate their priorities, hopes, and goals into a meaningful next season. A former client of MyNextSeason herself, she recognizes the benefit of having a guide who provides comprehensive support as well as the encouragement, space, and grace to think about new opportunities and embrace the exciting change ahead.
Over the span of her dynamic career, Marty served as a trusted advisor and partner to C-suite leaders and board members across multiple industries and has coached numerous internal candidates for executive roles. As CHRO of The Hartford Financial Services Group and key member of the executive leadership team, she led a multi-year transformation strategy to modernize and enhance the company’s culture, employee experience, and Human Resource function. Her inventive, forward-thinking efforts aimed at recognizing the unique needs of five generations in the workforce earned numerous recognitions by external organizations for progress in creating a more diverse, inclusive, and contemporary work environment. Prior to joining The Hartford, Marty held a variety of HR roles with GE and Saudi Basic Industries (SABIC), where she gained a strong foundation in managing global workforces and their needs.
An active and dedicated board member, Marty excels at identifying and communicating the viewpoints of key stakeholders. She recently joined the board of POOLCORP as an Independent Director, serving on the compensation and strategic planning committees. She is also a Trustee and Executive Committee Member for the University of St. Joseph and additionally served as an executive board member for Health Transformation Alliance until 2020. Marty has been married to her husband, Mike, for more than 30 years and has three adult children.