Tewksbury, MA — Linda R. Gay is being recognized by Continental Who’s Who as a Distinguished Lifetime Achiever for her outstanding contributions in the field of Human Resources. This recognition is acknowledging her exceptional achievements as a Retired Director of Human Resources.
Currently retired, Mrs. Gay has led an impressive career for over 20 years, having garnered a laudable reputation for her outstanding contributions in the field of Human Resources and Education. She is highly respected for her compassionate nature and willingness to listen and advises anyone aspiring to enter the field to possess those traits. Throughout her distinguished career, she had thrived in varying positions including serving as an assistant manager of affirmative action at the Raytheon Company in 1974, and later advancing to senior human resources representative of Wang Laboratories, Incorporated, recruiter of the Zayre Corporation, and director of human resources for Cablevision. Mrs. Gay offered a superlative repertoire of valuable experience expertise in managing safety, wages, training, hiring, benefits, uniforms, and event planning, and representing both employees and companies.
To further her professional development, Mrs. Gay’s excelled in her academic career. She completed coursework at Fitchburg State College, and since then remained abreast of the latest developments in her field. She maintained active memberships with prominent organizations such as the Northeast Human Resource Association, the Minority Human Resource Association, and Women in Cable. Notably, she served as the secretary of the Boston Chapter of Women in Cable from 1988 to 1989.
In light of Mrs. Gay’s achievements, she takes pride in being the first family member to be voted onto the board of the 9/11 Fund. After the passing of her husband who was killed in the first plane on 911, Mrs. Gay was committed to supporting high school students throughout the state. She created an education program for the Massachusetts 9/11 Fund to remind others what was lost during that tragic day. In addition to her exceptional work on the 9/11 Fund, she also volunteers at the Tewksbury Senior Center when needed, as well as a Leader and Trainer/Administrator for Girl Scouts of the USA.
Mrs. Gay dedicates this honorable recognition in the loving memory of her Husband, VP at Raytheon. She also would like to recognize all of the Female managers she had worked with, all of whom pushed her to advance in her career.