About Anthony Paradiso, MS, SHRM-CP
Anthony has spoken at venues large and small. Much in demand, he makes the complex understandable. He not only enlightens, he increases empathy. You would be hard pressed to find a more authoritative voice on diversity and inclusion, as well as an engaging speaker that also embraces his vulnerabilities.
Reach out to discover how Anthony can help make your workplace gain a better education regarding inclusion, being your authentic self, unbiased work environments, and so much more.
With fifteen years of HR leadership experience, Anthony Paradiso (He/Him/His) is a champion about Inclusion, Diversity and Equity (IDE) in the workplace and a leader of unbiased work environments that have proven to deliver positive results including revenue, retention, teamwork, and productivity.
Anthony is the Vice President of HR Support Services with Industrial UI services (IUI). IUI is a nationally recognized leader in unemployment cost control that also offers Human Resources services that include employee handbook and policy development, management trainings that include inclusion, diversity, and equity (IDE), anti-harassment, and other necessary HR support services.
He is also the Founder of AllThingzAP, where it is their primary mission for all to be their full authentic self, not just professionally, but personally.
He enjoys being on a host of boards and committees, such as the VP of D&I with the North Jersey – Rockland Chapter SHRM and recently was the D&I Director for the Garden State Council – SHRM (GSC-SHRM) for six years. Additionally, Anthony is a Bergen County Human Relations Commissioner and a New Bridge Medical Center Foundation Trustee.
Anthony is a member of the New Jersey LGBT Chamber and am NGLCC nationally certified. He has become involved in local politics. As a member and local leader of the LGBTQ+ community, it is important that we have representation and have a sit at the table.
He has written a number of published articles for SHRM, WorkHuman, Workology, Rezoomo, Achievers, HR Bartender, etc. and has been quoted in HR Magazine, Namely, Bonusly, “Making Work Human," the latest from WorkHuman’s Eric Mosley & Derek Irvine, the pioneers behind the human workplace movement. Anthony has given a number of presentations and lectures about IDE, inclusion and being your authentic self, the importance of storytelling, LGBTQ+ inclusion, unconscious bias, employee relations and facilitated workshops surrounding diversity & inclusion that include the privilege walk.
Mogul announced Anthony Paradiso is on its 2021 Awards List for the ’Top 100 DEI Leaders’! These individuals have made enormous strides in implementing progressive practices, striving for DEI across all levels of their organization, and creating a welcoming, nurturing workplace for all employees. These leaders were determined through weighted scoring, taking into account the development and implementation of new practices, support and resources for employees, and social contributions to raise the bar or industry-wide work standards.
His education includes a BA from Binghamton University, MS in Human Relations & Business, and am HR Certified. Serving as a Speaker, Influencer, Blogger, and Educator Anthony is proud to have influenced the industry regarding unbiased and inclusive work environments.
"Family is not an important thing. It's everything."
Family is no longer defined like it use to be. Your family is your heart. The ones you love and who love you no matter what. They are always there for you and accept you as you are, because beyond everything that happens in your life, they come from a point of love.
Right to Disconnect: 11 Ways to Support Employees in Namely, August 2018. (Click image to read.)
The 7 C's of Becoming an HR Thought Leader in HR Magazine, October 2018. (Click image to read.)
7 HR Trends and Ideas to Implement This Year in Bonusly, January 2020. (Click image to read.)
The 10 Biggest Challenges in HR Today in Wonderlic, February 2020. (Click image to read.)