LYNNFIELD, Mass. – Saugus resident Whitney Mugford has been promoted to Director of Human Resources at the Lynnfield, Mass.-based commercial electrical contractor JM Electrical Company, Inc. (JME). She originally joined the company in 2019 as Human Resources Manager.
In addition to Human Resources, Mugford will oversee safety protocols and marketing communications campaigns as well as payroll and benefits. Mugford will work closely with company leadership and the entire staff to ensure that JME remains a market leader.
“Whitney is a trusted and valuable member of the JME team. As our HR manager she helped us navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, a real challenge for anyone working in the construction industry. She serves as a trusted resource for our employees at every level and continues to foster positive communication throughout our company. This promotion is given in recognition of Whitney’s many contributions to JM Electrical,” said JME Principal & CEO Matthew Guarracino.
An HR veteran, Mugford has more than 15 years of experience in HR, payroll and administrative operations with both start-ups and established corporations. Before joining JME, Mugford was the HR Manager for a marketing/trading and utility company with offices in the U.S. and Canada. She earned an associate’s degree in Human Resources Management from McKinley College.
“Whitney continues to play an important role in JME’s success by engaging our employees, developing new programs and protocols, and helping to shine a light on our work in the construction industry,” said JME Principal & COO John Guarracino. “She is appreciated and highly regarded throughout the company.”
About JM Electrical Company, Inc.
Founded in 1985, Lynnfield, Mass.-based JME has grown from a small firm with two employees to a major force in New England with a staff of 180 who contribute to some of the most high-profile construction projects in the region, from the Millennium Tower to projects at Cambridge Crossing, the Seaport District, Kendall Square and Assembly Row. Today, the company enjoys a reputation as an industry leader in installing building automation systems and HVAC controls. JME possesses the technical expertise to assist customers in executing all projects from selection to installation of the most sophisticated and cost-effective building management systems.