Who We Are

Michelle Gray, President, HR Synergy, LLC

Michelle holds over 20 years of experience in the field of human resource management in various industries, including biotechnology, construction, real estate investment, property management, engineering, information technology, manufacturing, and healthcare.

As a Human Resource Generalist, Michelle has experience in all areas of HR to include coaching and consulting for senior management, policy development and implementation, benefits management and administration, compensation structure development, recruiting and retention, performance management, employee relations, training and development as well as management of worker’s compensation.

Michelle has worked with businesses varying in size from 1-1500 employees, and businesses with one location or multiple locations in different states. Recently, she developed and implemented HR policies for a rapidly growing multi-company organization and assisted management with resolving employee relations issues, determining staffing needs, implementation of a 360 degree performance evaluation program, management of benefit plan offerings for all entities, as well as overseeing employee development.

Michelle is an active member of Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), Manchester Human Resource Association (MAHRA), Manchester Chamber of Commerce, NH Center for Non-Profits and Greater Manchester/Nashua Home Builders and Remodelers Association.


Paula Mathews, Human Resources Business Partner

Paula  brings more than 35 years of experience to HR Synergy, including 14 years as a Human Resource Manager for a major corporate division with 260 employees. She has an undergraduate degree in education and is certified to train in forklift safety and other industry programs.

In addition to leading numerous workshops on compliance and human resource issues, Paula is often a guest speaker before industry and civic organizations. Among other honors she has received the Jaffrey, NH, Chamber of Commerce Directors Award.

In addition to her other awards and achievements, Paula is an active member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the Peterborough Chamber of Commerce and is a Pro-bono instructor and coach for the Hannah Grimes Marketplace.