Brenda Thompson Stuckey
Director of Employment, Diversity & Inclusion — Atrius Health
Brenda Thompson Stuckey has been employed by Atrius Health for over eighteen years and holds the title of Director, Staffing, Diversity & Inclusion. Ms. Thompson Stuckey manages the recruitment function for the company and is responsible for EEO & the Affirmative Action Plan for the entire organization. It is the Diversity & Inclusion role which excites her most.
Ms. Thompson Stuckey has been on the Board of Directors for the several organization, including Metro West Health Care Foundation, Access Framingham TV, and the John Winslow Institute. She has served on the Employer Advisory Committee for Jewish Vocational Services (JVS), Operation ABLE, the Red Cross Association of Massachusetts Bay and the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission. She is very involved with these and other community action programs and presents workshops to these groups on Resume Writing, Informational Interviewing, Job Fair Preparation, Behavioral Interviewing and Workforce Diversity & Inclusion.
Brenda is former Vice President of the National Council of Negro Business Women – Greater Boston Chapter (NCNW-GBS). She also attends Greater Framingham Community Church currently co-leads the video ministry and live streams the church services. She also serves there as a member of Mission & Outreach ministry and is a former member of the Board of Christian Education. Ms. Thompson Stuckey takes great pride in her work both professionally and personally and tries to mesh the two whenever possible. So as part of being a member of GFCC, she tries to be bridge the gap between those parishioners and employment opportunities at Atrius Health. And as a member of the NCNW-GBS she offers office space for the group to hold meetings at various Atrius Health sites to influence relationships between members and the healthcare provider company.
Ms. Thompson Stuckey was affectionately called Harvard Vanguard’s “triple threat” when in one year she received two Diamond Awards from Harvard Vanguard for her individual and team contributions and she also received the YMCA Black Achievers Award. The Black Achievers program recognizes African-Americans in the Boston area and regions around the country. Award recipients are nominated for their professional accomplishments and their volunteer community service with young people. Ms. Thompson was also the first person to receive the Greater Boston Business Council’s Member of the Year Award, and as such the first non-LGBTQ recipient. She received this award for efforts, ideas, and results produced to promote an LGBTQ inclusive workforce.
Ms. Thompson Stuckey attended Lesley University but is a proud graduate of New York University (NYU). She resides in Marlborough, MA with her husband and son.
Brenda Thompson Stuckey will be an executive speaker for the Breaking into Health and Life Sciences Discussion at the inaugural Health & Life Sciences Conference taking place Thursday, March 22, from 12-6 PM. Sponsored by Color Magazine, The IXL Center, and Biogen.