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Parcion Private Wealth Welcomes Sarah Kaler as Chief People & Culture Officer

SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Parcion Private Wealth, a Seattle-area wealth management firm focused on helping business owners and entrepreneurs optimize wealth events, recently welcomed Sarah Kaler to the team as chief people and culture officer.


Kaler leads Parcion’s people-centric strategy and talent management to enable the critical work of Parcion’s mission and vision, sustaining its trajectory and impact as a world-class, purpose-led brand known for its best-in-class talent and legendary service delivery.

“There’s nothing more important to the success of our organization than the professional and personal growth of the people that deliver our world-class service,” said Terry Cook, CFP®, CIMA®, Parcion managing principal. “The addition of Sarah as chief people and culture officer demonstrates our commitment to attract and grow a best-in-class diverse team centered on the needs of the families we serve.”

Kaler has more than 20 years of experience developing business executives, CEOs and their teams at high growth startups, exclusive firms, global brands and Fortune 500 companies, including lululemon, athletica, Google, Whole Foods, Amazon, Facebook, Hulu, Disney, PepsiCo, Intel, Accenture, Cisco, Hilton Hotels, Levi’s, SoFi, and Microsoft.

Her work and thought leadership has been featured in Forbes, Inc., Huffington Post, Entrepreneur, Business Insider, Yahoo News, Fox News, Thrive Global, Reader’s Digest, NYLON Magazine and more.

Prior to joining Parcion Kaler spent 10 years in senior executive roles at lululemon building one of the most iconic global brands and world-class, people-centric cultures. While there, she acquired expertise across many verticals, including talent acquisition and management, succession planning, leadership development, strategy, operations, brand differentiation and loyalty.

“I’m thrilled to join Parcion Private Wealth’s team of passionate, accomplished professionals who help our clients achieve their goals and dreams,” Kaler said. “Many of our clients are first-generation wealth creators who are planning the sale of a business that they spent a lifetime building. Personally, it is incredibly motivating to me to help these inspiring individuals make the most of the legacies they’ve worked so hard to create for their families and communities.”

Kaler currently resides in Bellevue, Washington, with her family.

To learn more about Sarah Kaler and the rest of Parcion’s team, visit www.parcionpw.com.

About Parcion Private Wealth

Parcion Private Wealth is an independent multi-family office that partners with entrepreneurs, business owners and their families to optimize wealth events and beyond through smart planning, strong advocacy and prudent investment management. With headquarters in the Seattle area, Parcion’s experienced team helps clients preserve the legacy they’ve built to support their families and communities. Learn more at www.parcionpw.com.


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Kathleen Pai Named as Chief People Officer of N-able

New addition to leadership team helps support and develop the N-able workforce environment

DURHAM, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–N-able, Inc. (NYSE:NABL), the purpose-built technology partner for managed services providers (MSPs), has named Kathleen Pai as its new chief people officer. Pai brings vast experience across all elements of human resources strategy and people development, and will help nurture, support, and grow the global N-able team.

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“Kathleen has exceptional knowledge and a deep understanding of international people strategy; the great strides she has made since transitioning from SolarWinds to N-able have been felt throughout the company,” said John Pagliuca, CEO, N-able. “I look forward to having Kathleen’s partnership to help continue to fuel our employee growth and development—our success and our partners’ success stems from our pool of talented, experienced, and high-performing employees across the world—both N-able and our MSP partners wouldn’t be where we are today without them.”

Pai will be responsible for driving the global people strategy for N-able, along with overseeing people operations, business partners, total rewards, talent acquisition, talent development, internal communications and engagement programs to support the company’s growth. Prior to joining SolarWinds in January 2020, Kathleen served as vice president of people at Ultimate Software. She won the 2018 Human Resources Excellence Award from South Florida Business & Wealth Magazine, recognizing her as a distinguished HR professional who built and nurtured talent and elevated companies to the top of their industries.

“I’m so honored and excited to have the opportunity to enhance the way we work at N-able—more specifically, our People Team has an opportunity to play a key role in continuing to improve our employee experience and creating an environment where people can develop and grow,” said Kathleen Pai, chief people officer, N-able. “As a company with employees all over the world, we’re committed to fostering a culture built on diversity, equality, and belonging. My goal is to help create a place where people can truly have a career—and not just a job—a place where our employees can envision themselves working indefinitely.”

About N-able

N-able empowers managed services providers (MSPs) to help small and medium enterprises navigate the digital evolution. With a flexible technology platform and powerful integrations, we make it easy for MSPs to monitor, manage, and protect their end customer systems, data, and networks. Our growing portfolio of security, automation, and backup and recovery solutions is built for IT services management professionals. N-able simplifies complex ecosystems and enables customers to solve their most pressing challenges. We provide extensive, proactive support—through enriching partner programs, hands-on training, and growth resources—to help MSPs deliver exceptional value and achieve success at scale. n-able.com

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Current Names Courtney Abraham as New Chief People Officer

CLEVELAND–(BUSINESS WIRE)–GE Current, a Daintree company, today announced that Courtney Abraham has been named Chief People Officer. She brings extensive experience in organizational development, including recently serving as the Chief People Officer of AML RightSource and as Global Head of Talent Strategy & Development at The Adecco Group.

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“I am excited to be a part of Current’s ongoing evolution as a fast-moving, focused lighting and controls business,” said Abraham. “I look forward to engaging with the team, especially as we adjust to new work practices in the post-pandemic environment.”

“The repositioning of Current over the last two years has primarily been a story of our highly talented team being completely focused on strategic priorities that continually drive a customer-centric approach,” said CEO Manish Bhandari. “Courtney’s expertise and experience are exactly what Current needs to accelerate the growth of our people and our business.”

Courtney holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from Bowling Green State University in Ohio, and a Master of Arts in Applied Professional Studies: Organizational Development from DePaul University in Illinois. She has also completed Executive Leadership Programs at IMD in France and Switzerland, and IESE business schools in Spain and China.

Her appointment is effective immediately. She will be based out of Current’s Nela Park, Cleveland office.

About GE Current, a Daintree company:

Current enhances commercial, industrial, city and specialty applications with advanced lighting and intelligent controls. Working with our partners, we deliver the best possible outcomes for our customers. See why Current is always on at www.gecurrent.com.


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