Jan 172014

Vernon T VieraVernon T. Veira is a Senior Business and Technology Executive with extensive accomplishments as a strategic visionary and operational planner for business development and software research and product development. He is an inclusive and collaborative leader with strong business and financial acumen, and possess’ high personal integrity, and interpersonal savvy. He has a proven successful track record in business development, management of large complex technical organizations, client relationships, capital and expense budgeting, and workforce globalization.

Mr. Veira is the CEO and Managing Partner  of  Lincoln, NE based Veira Partners whose core experience is centered on “Continuous Improvement and Quality Assurance”. Veira Partners uses its competencies in business process analysis and optimization, and data collection and statistical (quantitative, qualitative, and predictive) analysis to help organizations achieve their transformation objectives. Their talented team works with their customers’ people, process, and technology to:

  • Drive operational efficiency and effectiveness
  • Customers’ and stakeholders’ satisfaction
  • Achieve financial targets
  • Increase the reliability and predictability of business planning
  • Adopt existing or new technologies
  • Reduce cost.

Before that Mr. Veira was Vice President, Internet and PC Software Development (Global Mailstream Engineering) at PITNEY BOWES, INC, Stamford, CT where he designed, implemented, and managed a software research and development practice. He created a world class organization with a strong customer focus that was globally dispersed (US, Europe, and India), decreasing direct labor costs by 20%, improving productivity by 25%, and generating $150 million in annual revenue.

Mr. Veira held numerous business and technology leadership positions at VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS, and ITRON, INC. He also completed four years of service in the UNITED STATES AIR FORCE as an Avionic Instrumentation System technician.

Mr. Veira completed a Master of Science in Information Technology degree from Quinnipiac University and a BBA in Management Information Systems from Florida International University. He received leadership training at the University of Michigan, Ross School of Business, marketing management training at Columbia University Graduate School of Business, and Project Management training from George Washington University.

Mr. Veira is currently a member of the Board of Trustees of Monroe College in New York City, and a past member of the Board of Directors of the Stamford Boys and Girls Club. He was featured in Profiles in Diversity Journal (January/February 2011), Diversity/Careers in Engineering and Information Technology Magazine (August/September 2007).

Jan 172014

SallyVeiraPhotoSally Veira is a Human Resources Executive experienced in providing strategic direction in all areas of Human Resources.  Sally holds professional certifications in both Employee Benefits and Compensation. She has very strong statistical analysis, leadership, and project management skills, and has extensive experience developing and implementing total reward programs including base, bonus, incentives, commissions, retirement, and equity plans.

Ms. Veira is the Executive Vice President at Veira Partners, a Nebraska based company.  In this role she provides Human Resources consulting with a focus on talent acquisition (staffing) and compensation & benefits development, implementation, and administration.

Previously, Sally served as the Associate Vice President of Compensation, Benefits, HRIS, and Payroll for Quinnipiac University located in Hamden, CT. She was responsible for the strategic design, implementation, communication, and management of cost effective Compensation and Benefit Plans.  She had overall responsibility for payroll administration and HRIS implementation; chaired the Retirement Plan Fiduciary Committee; and was a team member on the University’s Union Negotiation Committee. 

Prior to that, Ms. Veira served as Human Resources Director of Domestic and Global Compensation and Benefits for “Save the Children”, a non-government agency led by Charlie MacCormack for International Programs with Mark Shriver Kennedy leading the US Headquarters located in Washington D.C. Among some of Sally’s greatest achievements in addition to creating a Compensation, Benefits, and Total Rewards Program at Save the Children was the creation of recruiting and on-boarding processes to expedite the hire and deployment of employees to disaster areas as well as writing the “Standard Operating Procedures” for emergency evacuations.   She also spent time in Haiti implementing a new payroll process which lead to the Agency’s success after the horrific Haiti earthquake of 2010.

Ms. Veira has held previous positions within Human Resources within the following industries:  Telecommunications, Internet Marketing, Gamining, Health Insurance, Gaming and Publishing. She holds a B.A. degree from Lawrence Technological University in Southfield Michigan, a Certified Compensation Professional “CCP” certificate, and a Certified Benefits Professional “CBP” certificate from the World at Work Association.