Jennifer Harnish

Director of Human Resources

Jennifer Harnish headshot

Jennifer joined Baker Newman Noyes in 2011. She is the director of human resources for the firm and works in our operations division. Before joining BNN, Jennifer worked in Human Resources for eight years at an international food retailer. At BNN, she supports all five office locations, leading the development of strategic HR initiatives related to staffing, retention, diversity, organizational development, and performance management. Jennifer provides advice and counsel to leaders focusing on creating innovative HR solutions that support the people side of our business. Jennifer is also a member of the BNN Women’s Initiative.

Jennifer earned a bachelor’s degree from Seattle University, Seattle, Washington.

Three Things You Don’t Know About Me

  • Being at the intersection of strategy, operations, execution, and talent is what motivates me as a HR leader.
  • Favorite sayings: What if? Why Not? Get Curious.
  • I practice yoga daily.

Business Activities:

Member, Society For Human Resource Management

Member, Harvard Pilgrim Maine Executive Customer Advisory

Member, Human Resources Association of Southern Maine

Member, Seacoast Human Resources Association

Member, Manchester Area Human Resources

Volunteer/Service Activities:

Board Member, Kids First


2017 Director of the Year, Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Maine State Council